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Gnaphalium  melanosphaeroides Wedd.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gnaphalium  melanosphaeroides Wedd.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsPseudognaphalium melanosphaeroides (Wedd.) Anderb.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuySaltaSan Juan)Bolivia
rocky slopes
Altitude2500-4500m
Description stems ramose, basal leaves obovate, at base tapered, stem leaves linear, acute, shortly decurrent, white lanate, capitula in dense terminal heads
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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
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