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Dianthus  pungens L.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  pungens L. 
SynonymsDianthus insignitus Timb.-Lagr.
 Dianthus purpureus Poir.
 Dianthus serratus Lapeyr.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaFranceMoroccoPortugalSpain
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description stems densely leafy, leaves rigid, subulate, acerose, adaxially canaliculate, abaxially carinate, flowers 1-3, calyx lobes lanceolate, acute, ciliate
Size5-20cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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