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Eritrichium  aretioides (Cham.) A.DC.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Eritrichium  aretioides (Cham.) A.DC. 
SynonymsMyosotis aretioides Cham. (basionym)
 Eritrichium nanum var. aretioides (Cham.) Herder
 Omphalodes nana var. aretioides (Cham.) A.Gray
Territory
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description leaves linear-oblong, 3-7mm, sessile, densely grey lanate, flowers 1-3, shortly pedicellate, amongst leaves, calyx lobes linear, lanate, limb 5-6mm across
Size5-10cm
Colorbright blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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