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Onosma  montana Sm.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Onosma  montana Sm. 
SynonymsOnosma aucheriana DC.
 Onosma pallida Boiss.
 Onosma rigida Ledeb.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaBulgariaGreeceLebanon-SyriaYugoslavia, (Serbia)
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description stem simple, grey-green, setose, leaves short, linear, flat, setose, 3-5mm wide, flowers ca. 2cm long, nutlets 3mm, pale yellow, smooth, lustrous
Size10-25cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, 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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