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Scabiosa  taygetea Boiss. & Heldr.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Scabiosa  taygetea Boiss. & Heldr. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceItalyYugoslavia
grassland and rocks
Description densely yellow tomentose, lower leaves oblong, petiolate, upper leaves lyrate, segments minute, linear, floral heads long, pedicellate, involucral bracts linear
Size30-60cm
Coloryellowish red
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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)
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