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Polygala  oreophila Speg.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Polygala  oreophila Speg. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (NeuquénRio Negro)Argentina Northwest, (Mendoza)
rocky slopes
Altitude2100-2300m
Description leaves alternate, carnose, broadly obovate or triangular, rounded or truncate, cuneate, flowers 2-6 in raceme, corolla green variegate, 3-5mm
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, lilac
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, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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