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Townsendia  eximia A.Gray  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  eximia A.Gray  trib. Astereae
SynonymsTownsendia vreelandii Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoNew Mexico
rocky slopes
Altitude1900-3300m
Description basal leaves spathulate, to 5cm long, in anthesis often drying, floral stems leafy, phyllaries with rigid acute apex, capitula 5-15mm in diam.
Size5-30cm
Colorbluish, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings of rosettes in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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