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Oreostemma  alpigenum (Torr. & A.Gray) Greene  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Oreostemma  alpigenum (Torr. & A.Gray) Greene  trib. Astereae
SynonymsHaplopappus alpigenus Torr. & A.Gray (basionym)
 Aster alpigenus (Torr. & A.Gray) A.Gray
 Oreastrum alpigenum (Torr. & A.Gray) Greene
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonWashingtonWyoming
grassland
Altitude1400-2400m
Description often lanate-strigose, basal leaves persistent, entire, linear-elliptic to oblanceolate, 2-25cm, stem leaves reduced, capitula solitary, ligules 10-40, 7-15mm long
Size5-40cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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