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Perityle  congesta (M.E.Jones) Shinners  trib. Heliantheae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Perityle  congesta (M.E.Jones) Shinners  trib. Heliantheae
SynonymsLaphamia congesta M.E.Jones (basionym)
 Monothrix congesta (M.E.Jones) Rydb.
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaNevada
rocks
Altitude900-2700m
Description scabrous-strigose, leaves alternate, small, petiolate, elliptic to ovate, sometimes irregularly dentate, capitula terminal, discoid, in small fascicles
Size10-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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