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Minuartia  macrantha (Rydb.) House   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  macrantha (Rydb.) House 
SynonymsAlsinopsis macrantha Rydb. (basionym)
 Arenaria macrantha (Rydb.) A.Nelson
 Minuartia filiorum (Maguire) McNeill
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtah
rocky slopes
Altitude2100-3700m
Description leaves green, flat, subulate to linear, 1-3-veined, shiny, glabrous, obtuse, flowers 1-5 in lax cyme, sepals ovate to lanceolate, acute, glabrous, petals oblong, 7-10mm long
Size2-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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 of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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