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Zinnia  grandiflora Nutt.  trib. Heliantheae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Zinnia  grandiflora Nutt.  trib. Heliantheae
SynonymsCrassina grandiflora (Nutt.) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.MexicoArizonaColoradoKansasMexico NorthwestNew MexicoOklahomaTexas
dry, stony grassland
Altitude600-2200m
Description leaves thick, rigid, linear, 3-veined, scabrous, capitula shortly pedunculate, terminal, ligules 3-6, often with orange base, broad, orbiculate, disc red or green
Size15-20cm
Colorgolden yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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 in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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