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Senecio  digitatus Phil.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  digitatus Phil.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsWerneria pygmophylla S.F.Blake
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuySalta)Chile North, (AntofagastaTarapaca)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude3500-4000m
Description sparsely long hirsute, leaves numerous, spathulate, at apex dentate, 1cm long, capitula amongst upper leaves, solitary, terminal, 8-10mm in diam., discoid
Size3-5cm
Colordark purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
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
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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