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Carlina acaulis
Stemless Carline Thistle; Silver Thistle

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DERIVATION
Carlina - The Medieval name, derived from Carolus (Charles), and referring to the legend that Charlemagne used this plant to cure his army of the plague
acaulis - lacking an obvious stem

FAMILY Asteraceae (Aster Family)  Other Plants in the Aster Family
HABIT Herbaceous
GROWTH FORM Clump-forming
RANGE S & E Europe to Caucasus
FLOWERS White;brown (Silver-white;pale, central disk)
HARDINESS USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
COMMON NAME(S) Stemless Carline Thistle | Silver Thistle
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081083*1 2008 Rock Alpine Garden

 

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