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Cerastium  candicans Wedd.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  candicans Wedd. 
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4300-4500m
Description stems crisped pubescent, leaves narrowly lanceolate, acute, white tomentose, 1-2cm long, 3mm wide, flowers few, loosely umbellate, sepals acute, petals 5mm, retuse
Size3-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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