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Silene  plankii C.L.Hitchc. & Maguire   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  plankii C.L.Hitchc. & Maguire 
Territory South-Central U.S.A.MexicoMexico NorthwestNew MexicoTexas
rocks
Altitude1300-2600m
Description stem leaves linear, acuminate, 1-2cm long, finely glandular strigose, inflorescence few flowered, calyx tubular, pubescent, 10-nerved, petals glabrous, blade 8mm, bilobate
Size10-20cm
Colorscarlet
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
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 early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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