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Senecio  xerophilus Phil.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  xerophilus Phil.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsSenecio deserticola Cabrera
 Senecio eremophilus Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuyLa RiojaSaltaSan Juan)Chile North, (AntofagastaTarapaca)
dry rocks and scree
Altitude3100-4700m
Description densely white tomentose, leaves in outline oblong, pectinate-pinnatisect, segments 3-4-pairs, oblong-linear, acute, 3-5mm, capitula discoid, solitary, terminal
Size15-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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