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Plagiobothrys  humilis (Ruiz & Pav.) I.M.Johnst.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Plagiobothrys  humilis (Ruiz & Pav.) I.M.Johnst. 
SynonymsMyosotis humilis Ruiz & Pav. (basionym)
 Allocarya humilis (Ruiz & Pav.) Greene
 Eritrichium humile DC.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
grassland and thickets
Altitude2700-4200m
Description leaves 10-15mm, opposite, hirsute, linear, obtuse, flowers shortly pedicellate in leafy raceme, 1-5cm long, calyx lobes linear, limb 2-3mm across
Size3-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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