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Knautia  subscaposa Boiss. & Reut.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Knautia  subscaposa Boiss. & Reut. 
SynonymsKnautia arvensis ssp. subscaposa (Boiss. & Reut.) Maire
 Knautia purpurea ssp. subscaposa (Boiss. & Reut.) Mateo
 Trichera subscaposa (Boiss. & Reut.) Nyman
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoPortugalSpain
grassland
Altitude30-2000m
Description floral stems coarsely hirsute, leaves subcoriaceous, obovate to broadly oblanceolate, stem leaves lyrate with orbiculate terminal segment, floral heads 2-4cm in diam.
Size10-50cm
Colorpurple, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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