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Townsendia scapigera D.C.Eaton trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus speciesTownsendia scapigera D.C.Eaton trib. Astereae
SynonymsTownsendia ambigua Rydb.
Habitatrocky slopes
Altitude1400-3400m
Descriptionstrigose, hirsute, basal leaves spathulate, 10-40mm long, inclusive thin petiole, capitula on scapiform peducle, involucre 8-13mm high, broadly campanulate, ligules 7-16mm
Size3-10cm
Colorwhite
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 of rosettes in spring
Territory Northern America
     Northwestern U.S.A. (Idaho , Oregon )
     Southwestern U.S.A. (California , Nevada , Utah)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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ASTERACEAE

Townsendia scapigera D.C.Eaton, Botany (Fortieth Parallel) 145 (1871)

Synonyms:
Townsendia ambigua Rydb.
Townsendia scapigera ambigua (Rydb.) A.Gray

w. USA
73 IDA ORE 76 CAL NEV UTA

1400-3400m

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