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Heliosperma pusillum
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Heliosperma pusillum

Synonyms - Silene quadridentata subsp quadridentata, Silene quadrifida, Heliosperma quadrifidum pusillum var, Silene pusilla Waldst. & Kit.

Popular names - silene delle fonti.

Distribution and Habitat - native to southern Europe, grows on limestone ravines, from 1000 to 2500 m altitude.

Description - herbaceous perennial. Stems ascending, 15 cm tall, subglabra. Linear basal leaves spatulate, 1-4 mm wide, linear or linear lanceolate those stems. Flowers on peduncles 2-4 cm. Calyx 4-5 mm, or glandulous glabru-pubescent. Corolla white, rarely pink or purple, 4-toothed petals emarginate, glabra. Blooms in June-August. Fruit capsule with six patents lobes, 4 mm, ovoid to subgloboasa. Seeds about 1 mm, the papilla. 2n = 24

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