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Lithodora  fruticosa (L.) Griseb.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Lithodora  fruticosa (L.) Griseb. 
SynonymsLithospermum fruticosum L. (basionym)
 Lithodora consobrina (Pomel) I.M.Johnst.
 Lithospermum consobrinum Pomel
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceMoroccoSpain
thickets and steppes
Description young branchlets white setose, leaves linear to narrowly oblong, white setose, with revolute margins, to 25mm long, corolla tubular, 12-15mm long
Size15-30cm
Colorblue, purplish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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