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Townsendia  formosa Greene  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  formosa Greene  trib. Astereae
SynonymsTownsendia pinetorum A.Nelson
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaNew Mexico
dry, stony grassland
Altitude2400-2600m
Description leaves spathulate to oblanceolate, 15-45mm, glabrous, capitula solitary, terminal, involucre hemispherical, glabrous, ligules 10-15mm long, abaxially blue
Size10-35cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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