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Helichrysum  arenarium (L.) Moench  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  arenarium (L.) Moench  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium arenarium L. (basionym)
 Gnaphalium buchtormense Sch.Bip.
 Gnaphalium elichrysum Pall.
Territory
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude300-3200m
Description basal leaves in rosette, lanceolate-oblong, 5-7cm long, densely white hirsute, stem leaves shorter and more narrow, capitula hemispherical, 4-5mm long, in corymbose cluster
Size10-60cm
Colororange, red, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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