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Arenaria  rigida M.Bieb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  rigida M.Bieb. 
SynonymsAlsinanthus rigidus (M.Bieb.) Desv.
 Eremogone rigida (M.Bieb.) Fenzl
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeBulgariaRomaniaUkraine
dry, sandy grassland
Description glabrous, basal leaves linear, acuminate, stem leaves shorter and wider, bracts lanceolate, flowers in dense, oblong panicle, petals 5-7mm long
Size5-35cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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