Centaurea macrocephala
Globe Centaurea
Caucasus Mountains

Erect plant
3-4 feet  tall by 2 feet spread
The bright yellow flowers are in heads that are 3-4 inches wide. The involucre is composed of 6-8 rows of rusty colored bracts which are fringed.
Midsummer for 2-3 weeks.
Alternate leaves, ovate lanceolate to elliptic, scabrous, with an undulating leaf margin. The basal leaves are petioled stem leaves are slightly decurrent. The stems are pubescent.


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