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Centaurea  pectinata L.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  pectinata L.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea fuscata Jord.
 Jacea pectinata (L.) Soják
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocky slopes
Description leaves lanate-tomentose, scabrous, grey-green, the basal petiolate, lyrate, the upper auriculate, oblong, entire or dentate, capitula solitary, involucre tomentose
Size15-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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