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Papaver  alpinum L.   
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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Papaver  alpinum L. 
SynonymsPapaver aurantiacum Loisel.
 Papaver degenii (Urum. & Jáv.) Kuzmanov
 Papaver kerneri Hayek
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaBulgariaFranceItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description subglabrous, leaves 1-2-pinnate, glabrous, glaucous, segments 3-4-pairs, elliptic to narrowly obovate, 1-2mm wide, with short terminal awn, petals to 15mm long
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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