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Acantholimon glumaceum (Jaub. & Spach.) Boiss.

Loose cushion 15-30 (-50) cm in diam. Summer leaves 2-4 cm, rigid, sharp pointed 3-angeled in cross section. Spring leaves shorter. Scapes exceed leaves. Panicles of 5-10 flowered sessile spikelets. Flowers bright pink and purple. Calyx colored funnelform. V - throughout the season. Fl - July, for one month. Fr. - September. P - by seed and cuttings, taken in late summer. Z 5. New.

Caucasus (southern Transcaucasus), northwestern Iran. In subalpine and alpine zones, on rocky places.


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