Rock Garden Plants
Gamochaeta  deserticola Cabrera  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gamochaeta  deserticola Cabrera  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuySalta)Chile North, (Tarapaca)
sands and rocks
Altitude2500-5000m
Description lanate, stems simple, leaves crowded at base, spathulate, apically rounded, basally attenuate, capitula in compact, terminal spike, phyllaries ovate
Size3-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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