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Dianthus  acicularis Ledeb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  acicularis Ledeb. 
SynonymsDianthus tauscheri Ledeb.
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaChinaXinjiangKazakhstanEast European RussiaSouth European RussiaWest Siberia
rocky slopes
Altitude500-1300m
Description leaves subulate, 2-4cm, vaginate, crowded, flowers 1-3, terminal, fragrant, pedicellate, calyx cylindrical, sepals lanceolate, sharply acute, petals elliptic, fimbriate, 15mm
Size12-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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