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Stachys  canescens Bory & Chaub.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Stachys  canescens Bory & Chaub. 
SynonymsStachys messeniaca Boiss.
 Stachys messeniaca var. canescens (Bory & Chaub.) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description hirsute, leaves 1-5cm, elliptic to orbiculate-ovate, cordate, crenate, whorls 4-6-flowered in dense spike, calyx glandular hirsute, flowers 15-20mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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