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Cerastium  nanum Muschl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  nanum Muschl. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude4300-4500m
Description stems crowded, glabrous, leaves minutely ciliate, narrowly ovate-oblong, acute, 1mm long, flowers solitary, amongst leaves, calyx glabrous, greenish, petals 1-2mm
Size1-2cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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