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Erigeron  major (Boiss.) Vierh.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Erigeron  major (Boiss.) Vierh.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsErigeron alpinus var. major Boiss. (basionym)
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
grassland and rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description pubescent, basal leaves narrowly spathulate, floral stem densely glandular-hirsute, capitula 1-4
Size5-15cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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