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Cirsium  acaulon (L.) Scop.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Cirsium  acaulon (L.) Scop.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCarduus acaulos L. (basionym)
 Cnicus acaulos (L.) Willd.
 Cnicus dubius Willd.
Territory
steppes
Altitude700-2600m
Description leaves in flat rosette, pinnatilobate, capitula solitary, 3-5cm across, phyllaries erect, imbricate
Size5-10cm
Colorpurplish red
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)
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