Rock Garden Plants
Oreostemma  peirsonii (Sharsm.) G.L.Nesom  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Oreostemma  peirsonii (Sharsm.) G.L.Nesom  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster peirsonii Sharsm. (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
grassland and rocks
Altitude3000-3800m
Description leaves in rosette, crowded, persistent, linear, sharply acute, 2-5cm long, 3-veined, stem leaves reduced, involucre purple, bracts imbricate, ligules 8-20, 12-16mm
Size2-7cm
Colorpurple, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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