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Scabiosa  cinerea Lam.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Scabiosa  cinerea Lam. 
SynonymsScabiosa jordanii Timb.-Lagr.
 Scabiosa leucophylla Borbás
 Scabiosa velutina Jord.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaFranceSpainYugoslavia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude500-2000m
Description white hirsute, basal leaves lanceolate, dentate, petiolate, stem leaves with large terminal segment and 1-2 pairs small, lateral, linear leaflets, floral heads 1-2cm, compressed
Size10-30cm
Colorbluish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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