Xeranthemum annuum L.

X. a. ß var. simplex Vel.

Fam:   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus:  Xeranthemum L.
Species: Xeranthemum annuum L.
English Name: Immortelle, Everlasting , Everlasting flower


Baskets medium. Husk composed of stacked membranous tile-shaped notes. The inner envelope notes tinted and significantly longer than the others, as well as the blossoms. Some of the peripheral blossoms fruitless but little bilabial corolla; Interior blossoms bisexual, tubular; stalk of dual-gendered blossoms almost whole. Fruit conical back, covered with cloth and lies close the kite equipped with a number of lance-styliform, pointed flakes. Annual plants with whole leaves.
The outer shell envelope notes almost naked; internal ordinary usually ray-like - feathery. Basket with numerous blossoms . 
X. annuum L. (X. a. ß var. Simplex Vel.) (Annual plant) – On dry hills, through the wilderness, on the rocks, roadsides, etc.. Widespread (1). VI-X. (E). Fig. 1,450.

Flowering Time: Blooms:  VI - X.

References: „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, част II, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967)

Distribution in Bulgaria: On dry hills, through the wilderness, on the rocks, roadsides, etc.. Widespread up to 1000 m altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.


Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

Medical plant - it is -


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Xeranthemum annuum 1. Xeranthemum annuum 2. Xeranthemum annuum 3.

Xeranthemum Annuum 4. Xeranthemum annuum 5. Xeranthemum annuum 6.


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