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Centaurea  subtilis Bertol.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  subtilis Bertol.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsAcosta subtilis (Bertol.) Holub
 Centaurea garganica Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeItaly
rocks
Description leaves white tomentose, lower leaves pinnatisect, capitula solitary, involucre 7-11mm, appendages with appresed apical spine, 1mm long
Size10-25cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
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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