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2011
Acta spicata
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Acta spicata L.

Synonyms -

Popular names - di goat beard, hierba de San Cristobal.

Distribution and Habitat - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.

Description - Perennial species, 10-50 cm, rhizome underground nodosum. Leaves 3-pinnate sectors, leaflets ovate or subtriangulare, Irregular incision, needle or lobed. Flowering stem erect, simple or slightly branched inflorescence of 7-15 wearing a flower in dense and loose anteza period to fruition, with stems 3-10 cm flowers actinomorfe white brush obsolete. SEPA free calyx, 5 mm long. corolla with petals free spatula. Blooms in May-June. Fruit berry, 5-8 mm, green, purple and shiny black becomes mature.

Curiosity - the whole plant is toxic.

Was seen places where specialCIA - Mount Grappa (IT) at the rate 650 m.

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