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Eriogonum  contortum Small  sect. Eucycla 
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Eriogonum  contortum Small  sect. Eucycla
SynonymsEriogonum effusum ssp. contortum (Rydb.) S.Stokes
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1300-1700m
Description thinly floccose or glabrous, greenish, leaves vaginate, linear, 1-2cm, abaxially densely white tomentose, margins revolute, inflorescence cymose, 1-3cm wide
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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