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Centaurea  maroccana Ball  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  maroccana Ball  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCalcitrapa maroccana (Ball) Holub
 Centaurea pterodonta Pomel
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaLibyaMoroccoSpain
dry, sandy grassland
Description basal leaves pinnatifid, lobes dentate, stem leaves oblong, sharply denticulate, long decurrent, capitula terminal, amongst upper leaves, involucre long, spinose
Size15-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Iberica (Castroviejo, B. ed.) bibdigital.rjb.csic.es
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