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Centaurea  niederi Heldr.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  niederi Heldr.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsAcosta niederi (Heldr.) Holub
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description white tomentose, leaves petiolate, 1-2- pinnatipartite, segments oblong or oblong-linear, decurrent, capitula ovate-spherical, radiate, involucre pale
Size20-35cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomspring
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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