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Polycarpon   polycarpoides ssp. herniarioides (Ball) Maire   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Polycarpon  polycarpoides ssp. herniarioides (Ball) Maire 
SynonymsPolycarpon herniarioides Ball (basionym)
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoSpain
rocks
Altitude1800-2400m
Description leaves 3-5mm long in whorls of 4, oval or obovate, acute, flowers shortly pedicellate, bracts 1mm long, flowers 1-2mm across, sepals longer than petals
Size4-6cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, 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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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