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Castroviejoa  frigida (Labill.) Galbany et al.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Castroviejoa  frigida (Labill.) Galbany et al.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsXeranthemum frigidum Labill. (basionym)
 Helichrysum frigidum (Labill.) Willd.
 Virginea frigida (Labill.) Nicoli
Territory Southwestern EuropeCorseSardegna
rocks
Description appresed silvery hirsute, leaves minute, acute, capitula solitary, terminal, ca. 1cm across, phyllaries white, patent
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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