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Townsendia  montana M.E.Jones  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  montana M.E.Jones  trib. Astereae
SynonymsTownsendia alpigena Piper
 Townsendia alpigena var. caelilinensis (S.L.Welsh) Kartesz
 Townsendia montana var. caelilinensis S.L.Welsh
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoIdahoMontanaOregonUtahWyoming
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude2000-3100m
Description taproot, plant strigose, glabrescent, leaves oblanceolate to obovate, 10-35mm, capitula subsessile, involucre 7-11mm high, ligules ca. 1cm long
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite, bluish, rose
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typecushion
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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