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Psephellus  sumensis (Kalen.) Greuter  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Psephellus  sumensis (Kalen.) Greuter  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea sumensis Kalen. (basionym)
 Heterolophus sumensis (Kalen.) Soják
Territory Eastern EuropeBelarusEast European RussiaSouth European RussiaNorthwest European RussiaUkraine
steppes
Description leaves abaxially pubescent, adaxially greenish, arachnose, the lower long petiolate, pinnatisect, segments oblong, acute, capitula solitary, involucre ovoid, thinly pubescent
Size7-30cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
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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