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Senecio  trifidus Hook. & Arn.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  trifidus Hook. & Arn.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio demissus Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (La RiojaMendozaSan Juan)Chile Central, (Santiago)
rocky slopes
Altitude2700-4000m
Description glabrous, stems densely leafy, leaves very crowded, carnose, linear-spathulate, at apex trifid, at base dilated, vaginate, capitula discoid, long pedunculate, solitary
Size2-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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