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Asperula  pubescens (Willd.) Ehrend. & Schönb.-Tem.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Asperula  pubescens (Willd.) Ehrend. & Schönb.-Tem. 
SynonymsCrucianella pubescens Willd. (basionym)
 Asperula incana Sibth. & Sm.
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocks
Altitudelowland-montane
Description shortly sericeous-hirsute, leaves in whorls of 6, linear, acute, margins revolute, flowers numerous, fasciculate, bracts elliptic, obtuse, corolla lobes elliptic
Size10-35cm
Colorpale rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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