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Heterotheca  pumila (Greene) Semple  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Heterotheca  pumila (Greene) Semple  trib. Astereae
SynonymsChrysopsis pumila Greene (basionym)
 Chrysopsis alpicola Rydb.
 Chrysopsis cooperi A.Nelson
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.ColoradoWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude2700-3800m
Description taproot, stems long pubescent, lower leaves narrowly lanceolate, 2-4cm, shortly appressed hirsute, capitula 1-4, involucre 7-10mm, 4-5-seriate, strigose, ligules 10-15mm
Size10-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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