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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Tall. Short - Tall

Altitude. 1600-2500

Flower. The 5 petals are joined as a tube at the base.

Leaves. Persistant, dark green and shiny above, rust colored beneath.

Habitat. Mountain lawns, rocky and somewhat damp. Often with northern exposure and in the bottom of valleys; in the eastern part of the Mercantour.