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Homogyne  alpina (L.) Cass.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Homogyne  alpina (L.) Cass.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsTussilago alpina L. (basionym)
 Tussilago sylvestris Scop.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern Europe
grassland and woods
Altitude1400-3000m
Description basal leaves reniform, obtusely dentate, long petiolate, adaxially shiny dark green, hirsute, stem leaves scaly-like, capitula solitary, discoid, crateriform, 10-15mm across
Size25-30cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomlate spring
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationcold, semi-shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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