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Catananche  caespitosa Desf.  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Catananche  caespitosa Desf.  trib. Cichorieae
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-2700m
Description leaves in rosette, narrow, grey hirsute, capitula ca. 3cm across, shortly pedunculate
Size5-10cm
Colordark yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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