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Armeria  mauritanica Wallr.   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  mauritanica Wallr. 
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeria
grassland and rocks
Description leaves lanceolate, acute, large, 5-nerved, on margins cartilagineous, bracts of involucre large, obtuse or mucronate, broadly scarious, heads large, spherical, to 5cm
Size10-25cm
Colorpink-purple
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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