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Boopis  graminea Phil.   
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FamilyCALYCERACEAE
Genus species var.Boopis  graminea Phil. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Chile Central, (BiobíoLa Araucania)Chile South, (Los Lagos)
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2000m
Description leaves only basal, linear, entire, 3-7cm long, heads solitary, phyllaries 8, triangular, acute, at base connate, obtuse, corolla cylindric-infundibuliform
Size10-35cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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