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Eryngium  bourgatii Gouan   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Eryngium  bourgatii Gouan 
SynonymsEryngium pallescens Mill.
 Eryngium planum Lapeyr.
 Eryngium tournefortii Bubani
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern AsiaFranceLebanon-SyriaMoroccoSpainTurkey
rocks
Altitudesubalpine
Description basal leaves deeply incised and lobate, spiny dentate, green, along veins whitish, flowers in compact, spherical head, surrounded by involucre of steely blue bracts
Size30-40cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring; root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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