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Saxifraga  columnaris Schmalh.  sect. Porophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  columnaris Schmalh.  sect. Porophyllum
Territory CaucasusNorth Caucasus
rocks
Altitude1600-3000m
Description leaves not in rosette, 2-5mm, ovate to oblong-ovate, in lower part shortly ciliate, obtuse, blue-grey, floral stem glandular hirsute, flowers solitary, ca. 2cm across
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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