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Chaetopappa  ericoides (Torr.) G.L.Nesom  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chaetopappa  ericoides (Torr.) G.L.Nesom  trib. Astereae
SynonymsInula ericoides Torr. (basionym)
 Aster arenosus (A.Heller) S.F.Blake
 Leucelene ericoides (Torr.) Greene
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.Mexico
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude600-3200m
Description leaves densely imbricate, linear-oblanceolate, 5-11mm, coriaceous, at apex spinulose, densely minutely glandular, involucre subspherical, ligules 12-24
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate summer
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 late spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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