Rock Garden Plants
Perityle  megalocephala (S.Watson) J.F.Macbr.  trib. Heliantheae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Perityle  megalocephala (S.Watson) J.F.Macbr.  trib. Heliantheae
SynonymsLaphamia megalocephala S.Watson (basionym)
 Monothrix megalocephala (S.Watson) Rydb.
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevada
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-3000m
Description scabrous-glandular, leaves alternate, small, wide, to 1cm long, sometimes dentate, petiolate, scabrous-strigose, capitula terminal, discoid, 1cm across
Size10-50cm
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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