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Gratiola  aurea Pursh   
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Gratiola  aurea Pursh 
SynonymsGratiola aurea var. obtusa Pennell
 Gratiola lutea Raf.
Territory Eastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
bogs, marshes
Description leaves linear to lanceolate or ovate, 1-3cm long, sometimes denticulate, black glandular punctate, flowers 15-20mm long
Size20-30cm
Colorrich yellow
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyScoggan, H.J. (1978-1979) The Flora of Canada
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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