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Balsamorhiza  incana Nutt.  trib. Heliantheae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Balsamorhiza  incana Nutt.  trib. Heliantheae
SynonymsBalsamorhiza hookeri var. incana (Nutt.) A.Gray
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoMontanaOregonWashingtonWyoming
grassland
Altitude1200-2800m
Description taproot, leaves 10-45cm, pinnate, segments entire or with several teeth, sericeous-tomentose, capitula solitary, large, ligules ca. 13, 2-4cm, achenes glabrous
Size20-35cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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