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Senecio  amplectens A.Gray  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  amplectens A.Gray  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsLigularia amplectens (A.Gray) W.A.Weber
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaNevadaNew MexicoUtahWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude2800-4200m
Description glabrous, leaves basal, petiolate, oblanceolate to elliptic, 5-18cm, dentate, capitula 1-5, pendent, disc 15-25mm across, ligules 8-13, 1-2cm long
Size5-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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