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Minuartia  helmii (Fisch.) Schischk.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  helmii (Fisch.) Schischk. 
SynonymsArenaria helmii Fisch. (basionym)
 Alsine helmii (Fisch.) Fenzl
Territory Eastern EuropeEast European Russia
rocky slopes
Description densely glandular pubescent, leaves 1-2cm, oblong-elliptic, flowers tetramerous, 1-2 in cyme, sepals 4-6mm long, ovate-lanceolate, obscurely venose, petals 6-8mm long
Size8-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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