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Helichrysum  italicum (Roth) G.Don  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  italicum (Roth) G.Don  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium italicum Roth (basionym)
 Gnaphalium glutinosum Ten.
 Helichrysum numidicum Pomel
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, sandy grassland
Description leaves narrowly linear, 2-5cm long, tomentose, capitula cylindrical to narrowly campanulate, 2-4mm across, numerous, in compact corymbose fascicle
Size40-50cm
Coloryellow
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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