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Centaurea  musarum Boiss. & Orph.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  musarum Boiss. & Orph.  trib. Cardueae
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves appressed hirsute, grey-green, pinnatifid, segments oblanceolate to ovate, capitula solitary, involucre 20-25mm, appendages orbiculate, obtuse
Size5-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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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