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Galium  saxosum (Chaix) Breistr.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Galium  saxosum (Chaix) Breistr. 
SynonymsAsperula saxosa Chaix (basionym)
 Galium villarsii Req.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
scree
Altitudealpine
Description stems quadrangular, glabrous, leaves 5-12mm, in whorls of 5-6, lanceolate to linear, acuminate, thick, flat, glabrous, inflorescence ovoid, flowers 2mm across, broadly crateriform
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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