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Nassauvia  axillaris (Spreng.) D.Don  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Nassauvia  axillaris (Spreng.) D.Don  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsTriptilion axillare Spreng. (basionym)
 Acanthophyllum axillare (Spreng.) Hook. & Arn.
 Strongyloma axillare (Spreng.) DC.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile Central
steppes
Altitude1000-5000m
Description grey-green, leaves patent, linear, spinose, 1-3cm long, entire, very rigid, capitula 1-3 in cluster, peduncles 3-10mm long
Size20-50cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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