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Erodium  acaule (L.) Bech. & Thell.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  acaule (L.) Bech. & Thell. 
SynonymsGeranium acaule L. (basionym)
 Erodium romanum (Burm.f.) LHr.
 Erodium cicutarium ssp. romanum (Burm..f.) Briq.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Description acaulescent, basal leaves ovate-lanceolate, pinnatisect, hirsute, green, segments 5-17, dentate to pinnatifid, flowers 4-8, petals 5-10mm long, all equal, evariegate
Size5-15cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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