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Erigeron  pygmaeus (A.Gray) Greene  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Erigeron  pygmaeus (A.Gray) Greene  trib. Astereae
SynonymsErigeron nevadensis var. pygmaeus A.Gray (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevada
rocky slopes
Altitude2900-4100m
Description taproot, leaves linear to shortly oblanceolate, 2-4cm long, petiolate, entire, hirsute, densely minutely glandular, capitula solitary, involucre 2-3-seriate, hirsute
Size1-6cm
Colorblue, purple
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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