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Machaeranthera  gypsitherma G.L.Nesom & al.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Machaeranthera  gypsitherma G.L.Nesom & al.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsArida blepharophylla (A.Gray) D.R.Morgan
 Aster blepharophyllus A.Gray
Territory South-Central U.S.A.MexicoMexico NorthwestNew Mexico
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2200m
Description basal leaves sessile, linear-oblanceolate, entire, long ciliate, acute, glabrous, glaucous, capitula in corymb, involucre 4-6-seriate, glabrous, ligules 8-12, 8-10mm long
Size5-35cm
Colorblue
Bloomautumn
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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