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Knautia  carinthiaca Ehrend.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Knautia  carinthiaca Ehrend. 
SynonymsTrichera carinthiaca (Ehrend.) Soják
Territory Middle EuropeAustria
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description basal leaves in rosette, appressed hirsute adaxially, grey villose abaxially, lanceolate, acuminate, serrate, stem leaves lyrate with 2-6 lateral segments, floral heads 3cm
Size10-25cm
Colorpale lilac
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)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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