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Psephellus  sibiricus (L.) Wagenitz  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Psephellus  sibiricus (L.) Wagenitz  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea sibirica L. (basionym)
 Heterolophus sibiricus (L.) Cass.
Territory
steppes
Description leaves grey-white, densely tomentose, elliptic, 5cm long, pinnatisect, segments entire, ovate, stem leaves entire, capitula solitary, involucre campanulate
Size5-15cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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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