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Common name

English: Sheep's Beard

German: Weichhaariges Schwefelkörbchen


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Asterales (224)

        Family: Asteraceae (223)(family description)

          Genus: Urospermum (2)

            Epithet: dalechampii (L.) Scop. ex F. W. Schund. (1)

Synonym: Tragopogon dalechampii L.

dalechampii => in honour of Jacques Daléchamps, (Lyons, 1513–1588), surgeon, physicist and botanist


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Urospermum dalechampii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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