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Balkan Goatsbeard

Tragopogon balcanicus


Slender glabrous biennial, 10-40 cm, stems and leaves often floccose at base. Stems usually unbranched. Leaves narrowly linear. Peduncles scarcely thickened below capitula. Phyllaries 5-8, narrowly lanceolate, ± equal in length to flowers, 2-2.75 cm in flowering capitulum. Flowers violet-purple. Achene c. 20 mm long, ± equal in length to beak, beak clavate at apex. Endemic of the Balkan peninsula


Greek name: Τραγοπώγων ο βαλκανικός

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Spotted on Jun 7, 2015
Submitted on Jun 25, 2015

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