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Senecio  trifurcatus (G.Forst.) Less.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  trifurcatus (G.Forst.) Less.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsTussilago trifurcata G.Forst. (basionym)
 Senecio pentadactylus Phil.
 Senecio trifurcatus var. pentadactylus (Phil.) Speg.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile CentralChile South
bogs, marshes
Altitude800-1600m
Description glabrous, leaves crowded at base of stem, spathulate, at apex tridentate, long petiolate, capitula solitary, terminal, involucre 1cm wide, subsphaerical-campanulate
Size5-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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