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Platycapnos  saxicola Willk.   
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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Platycapnos  saxicola Willk. 
SynonymsFumaria saxicola (Willk.) Nyman
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoSpain
scree and moraines
Altitude2700-4000m
Description glabrous, glaucous, basal leaves numerous, long petiolate, in outline ovate-triangular, pinnatisect, finely pinnate, ultimate segments linear, flowers in short, compact raceme
Size5-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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