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Tyrimnus leucographus

Chardon ȧ taches blanches
Tyrimnus

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink,

purple

Flower size

inflorescence 14-16 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

20-200 cm

Description

A slender, greyish or whitish, downy plant with white markings.

Flowers

The flower-head consists of tubular florets, pink or violet in colour, solitary on very long leafless stalks. The flower bracts are overlapping, each bract with a short spiny tip.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Basal leaves: oval to long, pointed, serrated and lobed, white markings, spiny margin.
Upper leaves: smaller.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of 1-seeded fruit with feathery hair.

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