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Polygonum  cognatum Meissner  sect. Polygonum 
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Polygonum  cognatum Meissner  sect. Polygonum
SynonymsPolygonum alpestre C.A.Mey.
 Polygonum myriophyllum H.Gross
 Polygonum rupestre Kar. & Kir.
Territory
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-4600m
Description leaves petiolate, elliptic, 1-2cm long, on both faces glabrous, ochreas silvery, hyaline, veined, flowers 1-5 in axillary cymes, bracts membranous, acuminate, 1-2cm long
Size10-15cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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