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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Cyanus  montanus (L.) Hill  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea montana L. (basionym)
 Centaurea angustifolia Mill.
 Centaurea montana ssp. angustifolia (Mill.) P.Fourn.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
grassland
Altitude800-2100m
Description leaves oblong or lanceolate, entire or denticulate, capitula solitary, involucre 10-15mm long
Size30-50cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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