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Centaurea  scoparia Spreng.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  scoparia Spreng.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsPhaeopappus scoparius (Spreng.) Boiss.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern AsiaArabian PeninsulaEgyptPalestineSaudi ArabiaSinai
rocks
Description arachnose-pubescent, lower leaves linear-oblong, attenuate to petiole, pinnatilobate, upper leaves linear, entire, capitula minute, pedicellate, oblong, involucre spinose
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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