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Minuartia  capillacea (All.) Graebn.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  capillacea (All.) Graebn. 
SynonymsArenaria capillacea All. (basionym)
 Alsine liniflora (L.) Hegetschw.
 Alsine laricifolia var. liniflora (L.) Fiori
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaFranceItalyRomaniaSwitzerlandYugoslavia, (CroatiaSlovenia)
rocks and scree
Description leaves 1-2cm long, linear-setose, rigid, obtuse, minutely ciliate, flowers 1-6 in cyme, sepals ovate-oblong, petals 7-10mm long
Size10-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
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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