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Nanophyton  erinaceum (Pall.) Bunge   
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FamilyAMARANTHACEAE
Genus species var.Nanophyton  erinaceum (Pall.) Bunge 
SynonymsPolycnemum erinaceum Pall. (basionym)
 Halimocnemis juniperina C.A.Mey.
 Nanophyton caspicum Less.
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaChina
rocky slopes
Description leaves 1-5mm, subulate, acerose, semiamplexicaule, in axils lanate, flowers solitary, axillary, perianth in two whorls, vesiculum ovoid, 2mm wide, yellow-brown
Size10-30cm
Colorwhitish yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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