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Townsendia  microcephala Dorn  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  microcephala Dorn  trib. Astereae
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Wyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude2400-2600m
Description taproot, leaves oblanceolate, 1-3mm wide, densely lanate, capitulum sessile amongst leaves, phyllaries lanceolate, acute, long hirsute, ligules 5-8mm long
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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 of rosettes in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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