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Galium  graecum L.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Galium  graecum L. 
SynonymsGalium junceum Schreb.
 Rubia graeca (L.) Baill.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.KritiTurkey
rocks
Description adpressed hirsute, leaves dense, of 6 in whorls, short, linear, obtuse, erect, cymes axillary, opposite, producing spicate, interrupted raceme, corolla lobes elliptic
Size9-15cm
Colorbrownish yellow, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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