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Rhodalsine  geniculata (Poir.) F.N.Williams   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Rhodalsine  geniculata (Poir.) F.N.Williams 
SynonymsArenaria geniculata Poir. (basionym)
 Minuartia geniculata (Poir.) Thell.
 Minuartia procumbens (Vahl) Graebn.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
rocks
Altitude0-50cm
Description glandular-pubescent, stems ramose, leaves carnose, linear-lanceolate or oblong, abaxially uninerved, flowers solitaray, sepals oblong with narrow white margins
Size2-5cm
Colorrose, purple
Bloomspring
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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