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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  wrightii A.Gray 
SynonymsMelandrium wrightii (A.Gray) Rohrb.
Territory South-Central U.S.A.New Mexico
rocks
Altitude1800-2800m
Description stem leaves numerous, lower leaves petiolate, oblanceolate, upper leaves sessile, lanceolate to elliptic, flowers 1-3, pedicellate, calyx tubular, glandular pilose
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite, pale yellow
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
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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