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Centaurea  rupestris L.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  rupestris L.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea adonidifolia Rchb.
 Centaurea rupestris ssp. aculeata Arcang.
 Colymbada rupestris (L.) Holub
Territory Southeastern EuropeItalyYugoslavia, (Bosnia-HerzegovinaCroatiaMontenegroSlovenia)
dry, stony grassland
Description lanate, glabrescent, leaves pinnatisect, segments narrow, linear, entire, subfalcate, capitula solitary, ovoid, involucral bracts ovate, white ciliate, spinose
Size30-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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