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Phagnalon  saxatile (L.) Cass.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Phagnalon  saxatile (L.) Cass.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium saxatile L. (basionym)
 Phagnalon intermedium (Lag.) Pau
 Phagnalon lagascae Cass.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaMacaronesia
rocks
Description branchlets villose, leaves 2-4cm, linear to linear-oblanceolate, adaxially greenish, abaxially densely villose, capitula solitary, phyllaries linear-lanceolate
Size10-60cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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