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Cirsium  scariosum var. congdonii (R.J.Moore) D.J.Keil   trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Cirsium  scariosum var. congdonii (R.J.Moore) D.J.Keil   trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCirsium congdonii R.J.Moore (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
grassland
Altitude1500-3100m
Description acaulescent, leaves 15cm, pinnatisect, with thin marginal spines, adaxially pale green, capitula 3-9, sessile in centre of leaf rosette
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple, reddish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
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