Echinops exaltatus

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeEchinopsEchinops exaltatus

Ecology

A biennial to perennial herb widely grown in gardens and found on roadsides and waste ground. It is occasionally naturalised, but is more often only casual. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

Native of E.C. and S. Europe.

© G. Toone, IWNHAS

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000458273

Atlas text references

Kent DH
1968.  Echinops. Proceedings of the Botanical Society of the British Isles. 7:243-244.
Meusel H, Jäger EJ
1992.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 3. 2 vols.