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Saussurea  angustifolia var. yukonensis A.E.Porsild  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  angustifolia var. yukonensis A.E.Porsild  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsSaussurea angustifolia ssp. yukonensis (A.E.Porsild) Cody
 Saussurea viscida var. yukonensis (A.E.Porsild) Hultén
Territory Subarctic AmericaAlaskaNorthwest TerritoriesYukon
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description stems simple, weakly arachnose, lower leaves elliptic to lanceolate, denticulate, arachnose, crowded, capitula crowded, amongst leaves, phyllaries unequal, 3-5-seriate
Size3-14cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous 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 North America www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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