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Frasera  gypsicola (Barneby) D.M.Post   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Frasera  gypsicola (Barneby) D.M.Post 
SynonymsSwertia gypsicola Barneby (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.NevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1500-1700m
Description glabrous, all leaves linear, opposite, with white margins, basal leaves crowded, erect, upper leaves patent, flowers in racemose thyrsus, corolla purple variegate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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