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Carthamus   carduncellus L.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Carthamus  carduncellus L.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCarduncellus monspelliensium All.
 Carthamus acaulis Steud.
 Cynara pygmaea Willd.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeBalearesFranceItalySpain
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves pinnatifid, segments 6-9 pairs, linear to oblong-lanceolate, spiny dentate, capitula solitary, outer phyllaries patent, leaf-like, spiny dentate, acuminate
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typerosette
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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