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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Galium  balearicum Briq. 
SynonymsGalium rubrum ssp. balearicum (Briq.) Malag.
Territory Southwestern EuropeBaleares
grassland
Altitude400-1400m
Description stems thin, leaves 2-5mm, in whorls of 5-6, lower leaves ovate, upper leaves lanceolate, adaxially scabrous hirsute, inflorescence few flowered, flowers 1-2mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorbright purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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