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Stellaria  gracilenta Hook.f.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Stellaria  gracilenta Hook.f. 
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand North
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves linear-subulate, above concave, 3-6mm, shortly apiculate, at base connate, flowers solitary, pedunculate, sepals ovate-lanceolate, petals bifid, ca. 5mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typelax cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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