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Chaenactis  alpigena Sharsm.  trib. Helenieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chaenactis  alpigena Sharsm.  trib. Helenieae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevada
rocky slopes
Altitude2200-3900m
Description leaves densely glandular-tomentose, in outline flabellate to ovate, palmately and pinnately lobate, scape short, tomentose, capitula solitary, involucre tomentose
Size2-7cm
Colorcreamy
Bloomlate summer
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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