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Scabiosa  pyrenaica All.   
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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Scabiosa  pyrenaica All. 
SynonymsScabiosa columbaria ssp. pyrenaica (All.) P.Fourn.
 Scabiosa columbaria ssp. vestita (Jordan) Guinochet
 Scabiosa vestita Jordan
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
grassland
Altitudesubalpine
Description leaves on both faces densely tomentose, the basal elliptic, acute, crenate, stem leaves lyrate, segments lanceolate, acuminate, heads large, long pedunculate
Size15-35cm
Colorblue-violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring and fall; cuttings in summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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