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Saxifraga  calycina Sternb.  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  calycina Sternb.  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes calycina (Sternb.) Gornall & H.Ohba
Territory Russian Far EastSubarctic AmericaAlaskaKamchatkaMagadan
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description leaves petiolate, rhombic to orbiculate, carnose, at base attenuate, dentate, sparsely ciliate, glabrous, flowers 3-15 in thyrsus, sepals revolute, petals linear, 2-4mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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