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Centaurea  heldreichii Halácsy  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  heldreichii Halácsy  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea alba ssp. heldreichii (Halácsy) Dostál
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description white tomentose, basal leaves long petiolate, bipinnatisect, segments oblong-linear, mucronate, the upper smaller, similar, capitula subspherical, radiate, involucre glabrous
Size20-30cm
Colorrose
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typetuft
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
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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