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Linum  prostratum Lam.   
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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  prostratum Lam. 
SynonymsLinum paposanum Phil.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaBoliviaChile North, (Antofagasta)Peru
rocky slopes
Altitude200-1000m
Description stems ramose from base, lower leaves opposite, broadly linear, acute, 15mm, upper leaves lanceolate-linear, flowers shortly pedicellate, axillary, sepals ovate, acute
Size10-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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