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Jurinea  ceratocarpa Benth. & Hook.f.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Jurinea  ceratocarpa Benth. & Hook.f.  trib. Cardueae
Territory Indian SubcontinentWest Himalaya, (Himachal PradeshJammu-Kashmir)
rocky slopes
Altitude3000-4500m
Description leaves 5-10cm long, narrowly elliptic, usually pinnatisect, capitula ca. 2cm across, surrounded by long, narrow, foliate bracts
Size25-60cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of British India (Hooker) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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