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Centaurea  uniflora Turra  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  uniflora Turra  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea plumosa A.Kern.
 Jacea plumosa Lam.
 Jacea uniflora (Turra) Soják
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2600m
Description leaves green or grey, lower leaves oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, dentate, petiolate, upper leaves amplexicaule, capitula solitary, phyllaries with long plumose appendages
Size15-30cm
Colorcrimson
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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)
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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