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Petrorhagia  graminea (Sm.) P.W.Ball & Heywood   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Petrorhagia  graminea (Sm.) P.W.Ball & Heywood 
SynonymsGypsophila graminea Sm. (basionym)
 Gypsophila compressa Nyman
 Tunica graminea (Sm.) Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description stems thin, leaves scabrous, setaceous, fasciculate, flowers few in panicle, calyx hirsute, lobes rounded, petals obcordate, entire
Size15-30cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
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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