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Saussurea  clarkei Hook.f.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  clarkei Hook.f.  trib. Cardueae
Territory Indian SubcontinentIndiaWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
rocky slopes
Altitude3900-4200m
Description stems thick, pubescent, leaves obovate, acute, sharply dentate, adaxially strigose, abaxially arachnose, capitula in dense terminal cluster, involucre glabrous or arachnose
Size10-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of British India (Hooker) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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