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Arenaria  caespitosa Muschl.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  caespitosa Muschl. 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Description leaves linear or lanceolate, acuminate, tapered to petiole-like base, 5-10mm, flowers axillary on filiform, patent pedicels, petals oblong-ovate, obtuse
Size3-6cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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