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Minuartia  hirsuta (M.Bieb.) Hand.-Mazz.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  hirsuta (M.Bieb.) Hand.-Mazz. 
SynonymsArenaria hirsuta M.Bieb. (basionym)
 Alsine hirsuta (M.Bieb.) Fenzl
 Minuartia recurva ssp. hirsuta (M.Bieb.) Stoj. & Stef.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern EuropeWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Description adpressed glandular hirsute, leaves rigid, subulate, mucronate, dense, flowers numerous in cymes producing corymb, sepals lanceolate, acuminate, 5-7-nerved
Size9-12cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
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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