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Centaurea  spruneri Boiss. & Heldr.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  spruneri Boiss. & Heldr.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea saxicola var. spruneriana Sch.Bip.
 Centaurea spruneriana (Sch.Bip.) Halácsy
 Colymbada spruneri (Boiss. & Heldr.) Holub
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceKriti
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves green, sparsely arachnose, the lower petiolate, lyrate-pinnatisect, segments sinuate, stem leaves sparse, entire, capitula large, 3-5, in panicle, involucre glabrous
Size20-30cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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