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Linum  austriacum ssp. mauritanicum (Pomel) Greuter   
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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  austriacum ssp. mauritanicum (Pomel) Greuter 
SynonymsLinum mauritanicum Pomel (basionym)
 Linum austriacum var. mauritanicum (Pomel) Maire
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
rocky slopes
Description stems procumbent, leaves linear, imbricate, capsule longer than calyx
Size10-20cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring
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
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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