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Sonchus  nanus Harv.  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Sonchus  nanus Harv.  trib. Cichorieae
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude1200-3400m
Description glabrous, subacaulescent, basal leaves runcinate or pinnatilobate, rosulate, capitula subsessile amongst leaves, involucral bracts wide with membranous margins
Size5-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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