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Erigeron  caespitosus Nutt.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Erigeron  caespitosus Nutt.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsErigeron caespitosus var. laccoliticus M.E.Jones
 Erigeron canescens (Hook.) Torr. & A.Gray
 Erigeron subcanescens Rydb.
Territory
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude1300-3600m
Description taproot, plants often densely adpressed pubescent, basal leaves oblanceolate, obtuse, 3-veined, stem leaves linear, capitula 1-10, ligules 30-100, 5-15mm long
Size5-30cm
Colorblue, pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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