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Aster  alpinus L  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Aster  alpinus L  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster hispanicus Coincy
 Aster korshinskyi Tamamsch.
 Aster alpinus var. dolomiticus Beck
Territory
grassland and rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description pubescent or hirsute, leaves entire, lower leaves oblong-spathulate, petiolate, stem leaves smaller, lanceolate, involucral bracts lanceolate, capitula solitary
Size15-20cm
Colorbluish violet, reddish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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