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Arctogeron gramineum (Linn.) DC.


Description from Flora of China

Erigeron gramineus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 864. 1753; Aster gramineus (Linnaeus) Komarov.

Herbs, perennial; caudex branches ascending, thickly covered with marcescent leaf bases. Flowering scapes 2-5(or 6), 0.5-1 cm (to 7+ cm in fruit). Leaves erect, linear, 1-10 cm × 0.4-0.6 mm, surfaces glabrous (or sometimes ± arachnoid-pubescent?), rigid, 1-veined, base sheathing, margin recurved, roughly scabrous-ciliate. Capitula solitary on scapes, 1-2 cm in diam. Phyllaries densely villous, inner slightly longer, sometimes pinkish tipped. Ray florets lamina ca. 6 × 2 mm, pale; disk florets 3-6 mm, tube 1-2.5 mm, limb 2-3.5 mm, lobes ca. 0.5 mm. Achenes ca. 3 mm. Pappus inner bristles equaling disk corollas.

Dry mountain slopes or stony slopes. Heilongjiang, Nei Mongol [Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia (Far East)].


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