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Cymopterus  nivalis S.Watson   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Cymopterus  nivalis S.Watson 
SynonymsAletes nivalis (S.Watson) W.A.Weber
 Cymopterus bipinnatus S.Watson
 Cymopterus humboldtensis M.E.Jones
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.IdahoMontanaNevadaOregonWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description rigid taproot, leaves numerous, basal, glaucous, petiolate, 15-70mm, tripinnate, ultimate segments small and narrow, umbels compact, sometimes capitate
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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