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Senecio  desideratus DC.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  desideratus DC.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio hauthalii Kuntze
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Santa Cruz)
sandy grassland
Altitude0-500m
Description leaves pinnatipartite, 3-7cm, segments 8-9 pairs, linear, entire, 2-10mm, capitula radiate in dense terminal cymes, involucre campanulate, phyllaries linear, acute
Size15-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationopen places with poor, moist, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy moist soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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