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Cerastium  purpurascens var. elbrusense (Boiss.) Möschl   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  purpurascens var. elbrusense (Boiss.) Möschl 
SynonymsCerastium elbrusense Boiss. (basionym)
Territory Western AsiaIran
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description minutely glandular pubescent, leaves small, oblong or linear-spathulate, flowers 1-3, sepals oblong, scarious, petals obovate-oblong, retuse
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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