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Centaurea  alba ssp. costae (Willk.) Dostál   
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  alba ssp. costae (Willk.) Dostál 
SynonymsCentaurea costae Willk. (basionym)
 Centaurea alba var. costae (Willk.) O.Bolós & Vigo
 Centaurea alba var. maluqueri (Font Quer) O.Bolós &m Vigo
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves adaxially green, abaxially arachnose, the basal pinnatisect, segments narrowly linear, entire, stem leaves linear, capitula solitary, involucre ovoid, pale green
Size10-15cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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