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Erigeron  melanocephalus (A.Nelson) A.Nelson  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Erigeron  melanocephalus (A.Nelson) A.Nelson  trib. Astereae
SynonymsErigeron uniflorus var. melanocephalus A.Nelson (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoNew MexicoUtahWyoming
grassland
Altitude3100-4000m
Description basal leaves spathulate to oblanceolate, 2-5cm, entire, subglabrous, stem leaves linear, capitula solitary, involucre sparsely hirsute, black, ligules 7-11mm long
Size3-12cm
Colorwhite, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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