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Pinaropappus  roseus (Less.) Less.  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Pinaropappus  roseus (Less.) Less.  trib. Cichorieae
SynonymsAchyrophorus roseus Less. (basionym)
 Pinaropappus roseus var. foliosus Shinners
 Pinaropappus scapiger Walp.
Territory North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.MexicoArizonaMexico NorthwestNew MexicoOklahomaTexas
rocks
Altitude50-2600m
Description taproot, leaves narrowly oblanceolate, 4-12cm, stem leaves very reduced, capitula solitary, involucre campanulate, phyllaries ovate to narrowly lanceolate, unequal, obtuse
Size10-15cm
Colorwhitish rose
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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