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Scorzonera  cretica Willd.  trib. Cichorieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Scorzonera  cretica Willd.  trib. Cichorieae
SynonymsLasiospora cretica (Willd.) Cass.
 Scorzonera dependens Rech.f.
 Scorzonera lassitica Vierh.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaCyprusEast Aegean Is.GreeceKriti
rocks
Description long hirsute, stems densely leafy, leaves linear, elongate-acuminate, rigid, 5-7-nerved, capitula large, 5-7, in corymb, involucre shortly hirsute, bracts lanceolate
Size3-45cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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