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Perityle  cernua (Greene) Shinners  trib. Heliantheae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Perityle  cernua (Greene) Shinners  trib. Heliantheae
SynonymsLaphamia cernua Greene (basionym)
 Pappothrix cernua (Greene) Rydb.
Territory South-Central U.S.A.New Mexico
rocks
Altitude1500-3000m
Description stem leafy, leaves shortly petiolate, broadly orbiculate-triangular, thick, carnose, 2-3cm wide, dentate, capitulua solitary, erect or pendent, ligules absent
Size3-12cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
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 in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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