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Saussurea  weberi Hultén  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  weberi Hultén  trib. Cardueae
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaWyoming
scree
Altitude2800-5200m
Description leaves winged petiolate, elliptic to ovate, 2-8cm, entire or denticulate, acute, glabrescent, capitula 1-15 in crowded cluster, involucre 3-seriate, dark green
Size5-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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