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Centaurea  intricata Boiss.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  intricata Boiss.  trib. Cardueae
Territory Western AsiaIranIraq
dry, stony grassland
Description grey hirsute, leaves short, linear, entire, the uppermost scaly, capitula terminal and axillary, subsessile, solitary, oblong-cylindrical, small
Size10-15cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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