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Linanthus  caespitosus (Nutt.) J.M.Porter & L.A.Johnson   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Linanthus  caespitosus (Nutt.) J.M.Porter & L.A.Johnson 
SynonymsLeptodactylon caespitosum Nutt. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaNebraskaNevadaUtahWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude1100-1600m
Description leaves dense, opposite, 2-3-lobate, spinose, 3-6mm, glabrous or glandular, flowers solitary, terminal, tubular, 1-2cm long, lobes spreading
Size1-5cm
Colorpinkish white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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