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Biscutella  sempervirens L.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Biscutella  sempervirens L. 
SynonymsBiscutella gibraltarica Guinea
 Biscutella montana Cav.
 Biscutella tomentosa DC.
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude20-2700m
Description basal leaves 3-15cm, ovate or lanceolate, deeply dentate, sometimes lyrate, densely sericeous-tomentose, whitish, flowers in raceme, petals 3-5mm long
Size15-30cm
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 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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