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Petunia  patagonica (Speg.) Millán   
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FamilySOLANACEAE
Genus species var.Petunia  patagonica (Speg.) Millán 
SynonymsNierembergia patagonica Speg. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutSanta Cruz)
cold steppes
Altitude0-1000m
Description leaves dense, yellow to bronze-green, linear to narrowly spathulate, viscid-glandular, shiny, rigid, 2-3mm long, flowers 2cm long and 10-15mm acorss
Size10-25cm
Colorpale violet, yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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