Taxon: Acroptilon repens (L.) DC.

Synonym of Rhaponticum repens

Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 103782
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:663. 1838 ("1837")
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image