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Launaea  cervicornis (Boiss.) Font Quer & Rothm.  trib. Cichorieae 
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Genus species var.Launaea  cervicornis (Boiss.) Font Quer & Rothm.  trib. Cichorieae
SynonymsPrenanthes cervicornis Boiss. (basionym)
 Sonchus cervicornis (Boiss.) Nyman
 Sonchus spinosus var. cervicornis (Boiss.) Lange
Territory Southwestern EuropeBalearesSpain
rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description leaves mainly basal, dentate to pinnatisect, segments triangular, entire, mucronate, capitula long pedicellate, involucre 8-10mm, phyllaries with wide scarious margins
Size5-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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