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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  thymifolia Sm. 
SynonymsSilene pontica D.Brandzâ
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaBulgariaRomaniaTurkey-in-EuropeTurkey
sands
Description stems pubescent, leaves hirsute, minute, thick, ovate, acute, flowers 2-5 in raceme, calyx hirsute, viscid, clavate, petals cuneate, bipartite
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, 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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