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Senecio  breviscapus DC.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  breviscapus DC.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio acaulis Phil.
 Senecio wernerioides Wedd.
 Werneria cortusifolia Griseb.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaChile CentralChile NorthPeru
bogs, marshes
Altitude2500-4600m
Description leaves petiolate, oblong or oblong-spathulate, coarsely crenate-serrate, capitula radiate, broadly campanulate, phyllaries lanceolate, ligules numerous
Size3-7cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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