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Townsendia  florifer (Hook.) A.Gray  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  florifer (Hook.) A.Gray  trib. Astereae
SynonymsErigeron florifer Hook. (basionym)
 Townsendia florifer var. watsonii (A.Gray) Cronquist
 Townsendia watsonii A.Gray
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.IdahoMontanaNevadaOregonUtahWashingtonWyoming
sagebrush wilding
Altitude400-2300m
Description stems hirsute, stem leaves to 3cm long, shorter than basal leaves, capitula solitary, ligules 15-30, 1-2cm in diam.; usually biennial
Size5-15cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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