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Ionactis  caelestis P.J.Leary & G.L.Nesom  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Ionactis  caelestis P.J.Leary & G.L.Nesom  trib. Astereae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Nevada
rocks
Altitude2000-2100m
Description stem numerous, green, taproot thick, ramose, leaves small, oblong, aristate, erect, distinctly orange-punctate, capitula small, 5-7mm across, terminal, ligules few
Size10-25cm
Colorbluish violet
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, 16-21C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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