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Scorzonera  humilis L.  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Scorzonera  humilis L.  trib. Cichorieae
SynonymsScorzonera candollei Vis.
 Scorzonera clusii Asso
 Scorzonera plantaginea Gaudin
Territory Subarctic America
grassland and thickets
Description lanate, glabrescent, basal leaves long petiolate, ovate to elliptic, distinctly veined, acuminate, entire, stem leaves sessile, lanceolate, capitula large, 4-5cm long
Size5-25cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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