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Calycera  herbacea Cav.   
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FamilyCALYCERACEAE
Genus species var.Calycera  herbacea Cav. 
SynonymsCalycera cavanillesii Rich.
 Calycera squarrosa Miers
 Calycera viridiflora (Phil.) Miers
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile Central
steppes
Altitude2000-4000m
Description leaves lanceolate to spathulate, dentate, long petiolate, 5-10cm, stem solid with several small leaves, floral heads solitary, terminal, 2-4cm wide, achenes spinescent
Size20-30cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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