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Erodium  ruthenicum M.Bieb.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  ruthenicum M.Bieb. 
SynonymsErodium multicaule Link
 Erodium serotinum Steven
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusRomaniaSouth European RussiaTranscaucasus, (Georgia)Ukraine
dry, sandy grassland
Description stems white hirsute, leaves shortly hirsute, in outline triangular, trilobate or pinnatisect, segments incised, obtusely dentate, sepals long mucronate, petals 14-16mm
Size10-35cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
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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