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Scabiosa  columbaria L.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Scabiosa  columbaria L. 
SynonymsScabiosa anthemifolia Eckl. & Zeyh.
 Scabiosa amoena Jacq.f.
 Scabiosa pubescens Jord.
Territory Northern Africa
steppes
Description basal leaves pubescent, obovate to oblanceolate, sometimes lyrate, crenate, on stem upwards smaller, floral heads 2-4cm across, radiate
Size30-60cm
Colorblue, pink, white
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca+
Typetuft
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
division in spring and fall; cuttings in summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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