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Herniaria  latifolia Lapeyr.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Herniaria  latifolia Lapeyr. 
SynonymsHerniaria pyrenaica J.Gay
Territory Southwestern EuropeCorseFranceSardegnaSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2500m
Description leaves to 1cm long, broadly elliptic, dark green, ciliate, glabrous, flowers 2mm across in clusters, sepals conspicuously adpressed hirsute
Size1-5cm
Color
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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