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Gamochaeta  humilis Wedd.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gamochaeta  humilis Wedd.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium weddelianum Kuntze
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaBoliviaChile North, (Antofagasta)Peru
grassland
Altitude3900-4600m
Description cinereous-lanate, leaves narrowly obovate-spathulate, 1cm long, obtuse, capitula 5mm long, of 3-5 in single clusters in the midst of rosette
Size1-5cm
Colorbrown
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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