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Tragopogon  ruber S.G.Gmel.  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Tragopogon  ruber S.G.Gmel.  trib. Cichorieae
SynonymsTragopogon kazahstanicus S.A.Nikitin
 Tragopogon roseus Trevir.
 Tragopogon ruber var. leucocarpus C.H.An
Territory
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude400-1500m
Description stems floccose-lanate, glabrescent, leaves linear-lanceolate with white scarious margins, phyllaries 8-10, capitula solitary
Size15-35cm
Colorlilac-purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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