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Minuartia  rostrata (Pers.) Rchb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  rostrata (Pers.) Rchb. 
SynonymsArenaria fasciculata var. rostrata Pers. (basionym)
 Alsine petraea Jord.
 Minuartia mutabilis Lapeyr.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpainSwitzerland
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine
Description stems thin, leaves aristate-subulate, 3-nerved, obtuse, fasciculate, flowers in compact corymb, sepals glabrous, linear, long acuminate, petals obovate-oblong
Size3-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typelax carpet
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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