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Frasera  albomarginata S.Watson   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Frasera  albomarginata S.Watson 
SynonymsFrasera induta Tidestr.
 Leucocraspedum albomarginatum (S.Watson) Rydb.
 Swertia albomarginata (S.Watson) Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaColoradoNevadaNew MexicoUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1000-2200m
Description glabrous, leaves with white margins, 2-9cm, oblanceolate, acute, stem leaves in whorls, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, flowers in lax panicle, corolla 8-14mm, purple punctate
Size30-60cm
Colorgreenish white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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