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Aster  bakerianus C.A.Sm.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Aster  bakerianus C.A.Sm.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster asper (Less.) Schönland
 Aster hispidus (Thunb.) Baker
 Diplopappus natalensis Sch.Bip.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateSwazilandNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude10-2300m
Description stem scabrous-hirsute, leaves narrow, dentate, amplexicaule, capitula 25mm across, involucre long, adpressed hirsute
Size10-50cm
Colordark pink, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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