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Dianthus  calocephalus Boiss.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  calocephalus Boiss. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaTranscaucasus, (Armenia)Turkey-in-EuropeTurkey
grassland
Description stems glabrous, glaucous, leaves 4-8cm, linear, long acuminate, 3-veined, vaginate-connate, flowers numerous in dense head, calyx oblong, corolla lobes 6mm, hirsute
Size40-60cm
Colorpink-purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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