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Symphyotrichum  pygmaeum (Lindl.) Brouillet & Selliah  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Symphyotrichum  pygmaeum (Lindl.) Brouillet & Selliah  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster pygmaeus Lindl. (basionym)
 Aster sibiricus ssp. pygmaeus (Lindl.) Á.Löve
 Eurybia pygmaea (Lindl.) G.L.Nesom
Territory Subarctic AmericaAlaskaNunavutNorthwest Territories
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description basal leaves spathulate, rounded, glabrous, stem leaves sessile, lanceolate to oblong, sparsely lanate, capitulum solitary, involucre deep purple, ligules 12-18mm long
Size2-15cm
Colorpurple, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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