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Townsendia  gypsophila Lowrey & P.J.Knight  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  gypsophila Lowrey & P.J.Knight  trib. Astereae
Territory South-Central U.S.A.New Mexico
rocky slopes
Altitude1600-2100m
Description leaves narrowly oblanceolate, 8-20mm, pilose, subcarnose, capitula solitary, terminal, involucre campanulate, 3-seriate, phyllaries lanceolate, distinctly ciliate
Size2-10cm
Colorwhite, pinkish
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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