Centaurea spinulosa Rochel ex Spreng.

= Centaurea scabiosa ssp. spinulosa (Rochel) Hayek

Fam:   Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus:  Centaurea L.
Species: Centaurea spinulosa Rochel et Spreng.
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Perennials, high 80-150 cm. Blossoms are not yellow. Appendage of the average envelope little leaves is on the top with soft cilia, rarely with spine shorter than 1.5 mm, or in general without spine. Baskets are ovoid with a diameter of 1.8 to 2.0 (1.3 to 1.5) cm. Fruit is kite, as long as him.

Flowering Time: Blooms: June to October


„Определител на растенията в Българиа”, Делипавлов и съавтори, Земиздат, София, (1983), - преиздаден в 2003 година. 

Distribution in Bulgaria:

The plants are growing in grassy, rocky and barren places on the Black Sea Coast, in northeastern Bulgaria, the Danube Valley, Fore, Middle and Western Stara Planina, Sofia Region, Central Rhodopes, Thracian lowland and Tundzha plane up to over 1000 meters altitude.  


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

Medical plant: it is not -

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