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Dianthus  gracilis ssp. armerioides (Griseb.) Tutin   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  gracilis ssp. armerioides (Griseb.) Tutin 
SynonymsDianthus gracilis var. armerioides Griseb. (basionym)
 Dianthus albanicus Wettst.
 Dianthus callosus Velen.
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
rocky slopes
Description stems numerous, thin, scabrous, leaves rigid, linear-subulate, on margins scabrous, vaginate, flowers 2-3, calyx lobes lanceolate, mucronate, petals minutely dentate
Size18-25cm
Colorrose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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