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Tonestus  pygmaeus (Torr. & A.Gray) A.Nelson  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Tonestus  pygmaeus (Torr. & A.Gray) A.Nelson  trib. Astereae
SynonymsStenotus pygmaeus Torr. & A.Gray (basionym)
 Haplopappus pygmaeus (Torr. & A.Gray) A.Gray
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaNew MexicoWyoming
grassland
Altitude3100-4100m
Description taproot, leaves subglabrous, oblanceolate to oblong, numerous, basal leaves largest, 1-5cm long, capitula solitary, campanulate, ligules 10-35, 6-8mm long
Size1-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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