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Plantago  barbata G.Forst.  trib. Plantaginae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Plantago  barbata G.Forst.  trib. Plantaginae
SynonymsPlantago andicola Hook.f.
 Plantago imberbis Hook.f.
 Plantago pauciflora Lam.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile NorthChile South
snow patches
Altitude500-3600m
Description leaves in rosettes, linear, 7-11mm long, thick, obscurely dentate, appressed yellow hirsute, flowers solitary, 3-5mm long, shortly pedicellate, inconspicuous
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring
division in spring; cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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