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Common name

English: Spiny Starwort

German: Stechendes Sternauge

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2116)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Asteriscus (1)

            Epithet: spinosus (L.) Sch.Bip. (2)

Synonym: Pallenis spinosa (L.) Cass.

spinosa => having spines or thorns

spinosus => having spines or thorns

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Asteriscus spinosus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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