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Askellia  elegans (Hook.) W.A.Weber  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Askellia  elegans (Hook.) W.A.Weber  trib. Cichorieae
SynonymsCrepis elegans Hook. (basionym)
 Barkhausia elegans (Hook.) Nutt.
 Youngia elegans (Hook.) Rydb.
Territory Subarctic AmericaWestern CanadaEastern CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.AlbertaAlaskaBritish ColumbiaMontanaNorthwest TerritoriesOntarioWyomingYukon
alluvial gravel
Altitude1300-2000m
Description leaves petiolate, spathulate or elliptic, coarsely dentate to entire, acute, glabrous, capitula in dense panicle, involucre cylindrical, black-green, glabrous
Size5-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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