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Arenaria  rivularis Phil.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  rivularis Phil. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuySaltaSan JuanTucuman)Chile North, (Antofagasta)
rocky slopes
Altitude3200-4700m
Description glabrous, leaves crowded, imbricate, carnose, oblong-linear, 3mm long, flowers solitary, terminal, sessile, sepals acute, petals oblong, obtuse
Size2-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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