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Achillea  cretica L.  trib. Anthemideae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Achillea  cretica L.  trib. Anthemideae
SynonymsAchillea erioclada DC.
 Achillea santolina Lindl.
 Achillea sphaciotica Rikli
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaCyprusEast Aegean Is.GreeceKritiTurkey
rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description appresed grey hirsute, leaves linear, pinnatisect, segments minute, imbricate, ovate, capitula in compound, lax corymb, involucre lanate
Size15-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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