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Saxifraga  hyperborea R.Br.  sect. Nephrophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  hyperborea R.Br.  sect. Nephrophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga flexuosa Sternb.
 Saxifraga rivularis var. flexuosa (Sternb.) Engl.
 Saxifraga rivularis var. hyperborea (R.Br.) Hook.
Territory
tundra
Altitudearctic-alpine
Description leaves reniform to orbiculate, 3-5-lobate, thin, entire, eciliate, glabrous or sparsely hirsute, flowers 2-5 in cyme, sepals ovate, petals 2-3mm long
Size5-12cm
Colorpurple, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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