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2009
Prenanthes purpurea - rabbit salad
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Prenanthes purpurea

Synonyms --

Popular names - salad rabbit lattuga Montana.

Distribution and Habitat - originally from C, SE Europe, grows in shady coniferous forests.

Description - herbaceous perennial. Stem branched, 25-150 cm, pubescent. Amplexicaule leaves, elliptical, oblong or fidate, margin entire or Pinata-fidata, glauca. Flowers arranged in panicule, ligula flowers are purple, with 5 teeth, tubular flowers absent. Bracteele involucrului are arranged in 2-3 rows, 3-5 mm wide. Blooms in June-August. Fruit achenes cylindrical, truncated peak, 5-6.6 x 1.1-1.3 mm, thin-plate surface, doll simple 2-3 lines. 2n = 18

Propagation - by seeds.

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