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Townsendia  parryi D.C.Eaton  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  parryi D.C.Eaton  trib. Astereae
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.AlbertaBritish ColumbiaCaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-3000m
Description lower leaves spathulate to oblanceolate, 2-4cm, strigose or glabrescent, capitula terminal, solitary, involucre subspherical, bracts lanceolate, acute, ligules 7-15mm
Size5-25cm
Colorblue, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
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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