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Townsendia  spathulata Nutt.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  spathulata Nutt.  trib. Astereae
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.MontanaWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude1600-2300m
Description leaves and involucre densely lanate-villose, leaves spathulate or obovate, 10-15mm, capitula subsessile, involucre 10mm high, 3-4-seriate, ligules 3-12mm long
Size1-2cm
Colorwhite, pinkish
Bloomsummer
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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