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Aster  semiprostratus (Grierson) H.Ikeda  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Aster  semiprostratus (Grierson) H.Ikeda  trib. Astereae
SynonymsHeteropappus semiprostratus Grierson (basionym)
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentQinghaiTibetNepalWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude3200-4600m
Description stems appresed pubescent, leaves linear or spathulate, 1-3cm, appresed pubescent, entire, broadly acuminate, capitula solitary, involucre green, ligules 12-15mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorblue, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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