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Centaurea  cuspidata Vis.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  cuspidata Vis.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsAcosta cuspidata (Vis.) Holub
Territory Southeastern EuropeYugoslavia, (Croatia)
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves undivided, ovate-lanceolate, entire or at base dentate, adaxially green, abaxially grey tomentose, capitula solitary, involucre globular, appendages at apex subulate
Size15-30cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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