Scabiosa columbaria L.

Common name

English: Pincushion Flower, Small Scabious

German: Tauben-Skabiose

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Dipsacales (30)

        Family: Dipsacaceae (4) (family description)

          Genus: Scabiosa (3)

           Epithet: columbaria L. (1)

Synonym: Columbaria vulgaris J.Presl & C.Presl

columbaria => dove-coloured

vulgaris => common, everyday

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Scabiosa columbaria at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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