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Erodium  atlanticum Coss.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  atlanticum Coss. 
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-2900m
Description acaulescent, leaves 2-5cm, ovate, pinnatifid, crenate, shortly hirsute, green, flowers 4-8, petals 10-11mm, the upper two purple variegate, anthers purple
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
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