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Saussurea  yanagisawae Takeda  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  yanagisawae Takeda  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsSaussurea imperialis Koidz.
 Saussurea tilesii var. angustifolia (Nakai) Kitam.
 Saussurea tilesii var. elegans Koidz.
Territory Eastern AsiaJapan, (Hokkaido)
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description basal leaves lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 4-7cm, acuminate, irregularly dentate, adaxially distinctly crisped strigose, capitula 2-15mm, 4-8, in dense corymb
Size5-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Japan www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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