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Russian Globe Thistle

Echinops exaltatus

  • Name also: Giant Globe Thistle, Tall Globe-thistle
  • Family: Daisy Family – Compositae, subfamily Carduoideae (formerly Aster Family – Asteraceae)
  • Growing form: Perennial herb.
  • Height: 50–130 cm. Stem sparsely hbranched, grooved, light-haired.
  • Flowering time: July–August.

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Glandular Globe-thistle (Great Globe Thistle, Pale Globe-thistle)

Echinops sphaerocephalus

Blue Globe Thistle

Echinops bannaticus

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