Cardopatium corymbosum (L.) Pers.

Cardopatium corymbosum (L.) Pers.


    • =Cardopatium boryi Spach
    • =Cardopatium vrionis Boiss.

    Taxon info

    Cardopatium corymbosum occurs from S Italy through the S Balkan Peninsula and Anatolia to Cyprus and W Syria. It is a spiny perennial, very conspicuous in dry grassland in the middle and late summer, producing a dense, dome-shaped corymb of bright blue capitula.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31: p. 322 [Plate 3.6]


    GR(IoI SPi Pe StE EC NC NE NAe WAe Kik KK EAe

    Greece (East Aegean islands present; East Central Greece present; Ionian Islands present; Kiklades present; Kriti and Karpathos present; North Aegean islands present; North Central Greece present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present; West Aegean islands present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted






    Coastal habitats, Agricultural and Ruderal habitats

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81


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