Rock Garden Plants
Townsendia  smithii L.M.Shultz & A.H.Holmgren  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Townsendia  smithii L.M.Shultz & A.H.Holmgren  trib. Astereae
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Arizona
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-2400m
Description leaves spathulate to oblanceolate, 15-50mm, scabrous, capitula pedunculate, involucre hemispherical, bracts lanceolate-ovate, acuminate, strigose, ligules 6-12mm
Size3-8cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecushion
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 of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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