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Saxifraga  nathorstii (DusÚn) Hayek  sect. Porphyrion 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  nathorstii (DusÚn) Hayek  sect. Porphyrion
SynonymsSaxifraga oppositifolia var. nathorstii DusÚn (basionym)
Territory Subarctic AmericaGreenland
tundra
Altitude0-1200m
Description stem leaves alternate, remote, obovate-lanceolate, 6-10mm, at apex setose-ciliate, acute, sparsely crisped hirsute, flowers solitary, petals obovate. 6-9mm long
Size3-5cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21░C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
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