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Atractylis   tutinii Franco  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Atractylis  tutinii Franco  trib. Cardueae
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
dry, rocky slopes
Description leaves pale green, abaxially glabrous, oblanceolate-oblong, pinnatifid, spinose, capitula solitary, involucre subspherical, surrounded by upper leaves
Size5-12cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typerosette
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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