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Stellaria  ruscifolia Schltdl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Stellaria  ruscifolia Schltdl. 
SynonymsStellaria ruscifolia ssp. aleutica Hultén
Territory SiberiaRussian Far EastSubarctic AmericaAlaskaKamchatkaKhabarovskMagadanPrimoryeSakhalinYakutskiya
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description glabrous, stems ramose, leaves cordate-ovate or broadly lanceolate, rigid, with distinct midrib, 2-3cm long, flowers in cyme, sepals acuminate, petals bifid
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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