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Carlina  acaulis L.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Carlina  acaulis L.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCarlina alpina Jacq.
 Carlina cirsioides Klokov
 Carlina subacaulis DC.
Territory CaucasusWestern Asia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude300-2800m
Description acaulescent, leaves petiolate, irregularly pinnatisect, segments spinose-dentate, adaxially glabrous, abaxially arachnose-hirsute, capitula 7-15cm, sessile amongst leaves
Size5-30cm
Colorbrownish purple, whitish
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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