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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Polygala  rupestris Pourret 
SynonymsPolygala oxycoccoides Desf.
 Polygala rupicola Pomel
 Polygala saxatilis Desf.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaBalearesFranceMoroccoSardegnaSpainTunisia
rocks
Description stems glabrous, procumbent, leaves ovate, 10-15mm, glabrous, flowers in short raceme, corolla 6-7mm, bracts shorter than pedicels, sepals minute, herbaceous, wings of corolla whitis
Size10-20cm
Colorrose
Bloomspring
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, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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