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Xylorhiza  venusta (M.E.Jones) A.Heller  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Xylorhiza  venusta (M.E.Jones) A.Heller  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster venustus M.E.Jones (basionym)
 Machaeranthera venusta (M.E.Jones) Cronquist & D.D.Keck
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1300-2100m
Description villose to subglabrous, stem leaves numerous, flat, entire, oblanceolate, 25-80mm long, capitula solitary, large, disc 20-35mm in diam., ligules 16-34, 10-20mm long
Size10-40cm
Colorpale lavender, white
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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