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Xanthisma  coloradoense (A.Gray) D.R.Morgan & R.L.Hartm.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Xanthisma  coloradoense (A.Gray) D.R.Morgan & R.L.Hartm.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster coloradoensis A.Gray (basionym)
 Machaeranthera coloradoensis (A.Gray) Osterh.
 Xylorhiza brandegeei Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.ColoradoWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude2100-3700m
Description taproot, leaves oblanceolate or spathulate, serrate, teeth apically with white awn, sparsely hirsute, capitula solitary, involucre hemispherical, bracts acute, setose
Size3-15cm
Colorbright pink
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typesubshrub
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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