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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Geum  pusillum Petrie 
SynonymsOncostylus pusillus (Petrie) F.Bolle
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description basal leaves to 25mm long, sparsely strigose, pinnate, terminal leaflet about 7mm long, suborbiculate, crenate, flowers solitary, minute, petals 5-6, oblong
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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