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Erodium  trifolium (Cav.) Guitt.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  trifolium (Cav.) Guitt. 
SynonymsGeranium trifolium Cav. (basionym)
 Erodium hymenodes L´Hér.
 Erodium montanum Coss. & Durieu
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoTunisia
rocks
Description leaves 2-4cm, orbiculate to ovate, pinnatifid, crenate, glandular, hirsute, green, flowers 5-8, petals 9-12mm, the upper two purple variegate
Size10-40cm
Colorwhitish pink
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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