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Mertensia  ciliata (Torr.) G.Don   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Mertensia  ciliata (Torr.) G.Don 
SynonymsPulmonaria ciliata Torr. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
grassland
Altitude3000-3600m
Description glabrous, lower leaves elliptic, long petiolate, stem leaves well developed, inflorescence cincinnate, corolla 1-2cm long
Size40-60cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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