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Plateilema  palmeri (A.Gray) Cockerell  trib. Helenieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Plateilema  palmeri (A.Gray) Cockerell  trib. Helenieae
SynonymsActinella palmeri A.Gray (basionym)
 Actinea palmeri (A.Gray) B.L.Rob.
Territory South-Central U.S.A.MexicoMexico NortheastTexas
rocky slopes
Altitude1100-1200m
Description basal leaves obovate to oblanceolate, dentate or lobate, sparsely white hirsute, capitula solitary, involucre broadly crateriform, 2-seriate, ligules 8-12, 7-8mm long
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow, purple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
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
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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