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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  aristidis Pomel 
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeria
rocks
Description green, glabrous, leaves in lax rosette, obovate-oblong, or lanceolate, long attenuate to petiole, acute, 3-nerved, flowers in cyme of 3, calyx 2cm, cylindrical, corolla 2cm
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, early 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, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
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