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Minuartia  elegans (Cham. & Schltdl.) Schischk.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  elegans (Cham. & Schltdl.) Schischk. 
SynonymsArenaria elegans Cham. & Schltdl. (basionym)
 Alsinanthe elegans (Cham. & Schltdl.) Á. & D.Löve
 Minuartia rossii var. elegans (Cham. & Schltdl.) Hultén
Territory Russian Far EastSubarctic AmericaWestern CanadaAlbertaAlaskaBritish ColumbiaMagadanNorthwest TerritoriesYukon
tundra
Description glabrous, stems densely leafy, leaves triangular-subulate, carnose, obtuse, 3mm, flowers solitary, terminal and axillary, sepals ovate, 2mm, acute, petals obovate, 2-3mm
Size3-7cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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