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Saponaria ocymoides
Saponaria ocymoides
Rock Soapwort
Photographer: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

ID: 0000 0000 0613 1946 (2013-06-24)

Copyright © 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

  • date of photo  Jun 8, 2013
  • latitude 46.49865   longitude 13.67427     View on Google Maps.
  • location   road from Rateče (SI) to Trbiž (IT) (Tarvisio), midway between settlement Pri Jalnu (Fusine Laghi) and Fužine (Fusine in Val Romana), north side of the road, west of village Rateče (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)
  • family Caryophyllaceae
  • notes   Slo.: rdeča milnica - Habitat: above and in mural stony road side, mixed wood edge, south oriented modestly inclined mountain slope, calcareous ground, fairly in shade, dry place, average precipitations about 2.000 mm/year, average temperatures about 5-7 deg C, elevation 850 m (2.800 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. - Substratum: sandy soil on top of the wall scarp and in crevices of it. - Comment: Growing in several cushions in full bloom. - ref.: (1) M.A.Fischer, W.Adler, K.Oswald, Exkursionsflora Oesterreich Liechtenstein, Suedtirol, LO Landesmuseen, Linz, Austria (2005), p 265. (2) A.Martinči et all., Mala Flora Slovenije, Tehnična Založba Slovenije (2007), p 157. (3) N. Jogan (ed.), Gradivo za Atlas flore Slovenije (Materials for the Atlas of Flora of Slovenia), CKSF (2001), p337
  • camera   Canon G11, 6.1-30mm/f2.8-4.5
  • contributor's ID #  Bot_722/2013_IMG3526
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Rock Soapwort (photographer)
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