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Silene  lasiantha K.Koch   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  lasiantha K.Koch 
SynonymsSilene olympica ssp. lasiantha (K.Koch) Chowdhuri
Territory CaucasusWestern AsiaIranIraqTranscaucasus, (ArmeniaAzerbaijan)Turkey
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description basal leaves lanceolate, to 7cm long, scabrous, stem leaves smaller, similar, flowers in abbreviate racemose panicle, calyx campanulate, glabrous, lobes obtuse, ciliate
Size15-30cm
Colorgreenish yellow
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
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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