Crupina crupinastrum

False saw wort                                                             Κρουπίνα, κρουπίναστρος

Compositae -daisy family                                                             Dicot.


Crupina crupinastrum has small but striking, brilliant purple flowers which are suspended above the surrounding vegetation on stiff, tall, thin, branching stems. There are 12-17 ray florets with divided petals above the oval, bract covered head (the hypanth). It grows in rocky ground on the edge of fields, on the roadside and in phrygana.

♉↕2.5cm ↨ 30-70cm                                           JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
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