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Silene  uralensis ssp. montana (S.Watson) McNeill   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  uralensis ssp. montana (S.Watson) McNeill 
SynonymsLychnis montana S.Watson (basionym)
 Silene hitchguirei Bocquet
 Silene wahlbergella ssp. montana (S.Watson) Hultén
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.AlbertaBritish ColumbiaColoradoIdahoMontanaUtahWyoming
grassland
Altitude3000-4300m
Description leaves narrowly oblanceolate to long spathulate, to 3cm, subcarnose, acute, glabrous, ciliate, flower solitary, calyx densely purple pubescent, corolla lobes 3mm long, incised
Size2-10cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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