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Senecio  helgae Cabrera  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  helgae Cabrera  trib. Senecioneae
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Jujuy)Chile North, (Antofagasta)
dry rocks and scree
Altitude4000-4600m
Description laxly lanate, leaves dense, oblanceolate-oblong, acute, at base attenuate, pinnatilobate, lobes 5-6 pairs, linear, acute, capitula discoid, solitary, terminal, involucre 1cm
Size3-6cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
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