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Saussurea  riederi Herder  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  riederi Herder  trib. Cardueae
Territory Russian Far EastKamchatkaKuril Is.Sakhalin
grassland and rocks
Altitudesubalpine
Description stems densely leafy, leaves carnose, ovate, long apiculate, long winged petiolate, dentate, adaxially green, abaxially pale, ciliolate, capitula numerous in corymb
Size10-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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