Taxon: Scabiosa atropurpurea L.

 
Genus: Scabiosa
Family: Caprifoliaceae
  Subfamily: Dipsacoideae
Nomen number: 33231
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:100. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Massachusetts
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Ecuador - Tungurahua

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource). (F CalifJep ed2)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
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  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
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  • Mayer, V. & F. Ehrendorfer 1999. Fruit differentiation, palynology, and systematics in the Scabiosa group of genera and Pseudoscabiosa (Dipsacaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 216:137.
  • Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. Flora of Madeira. 1994 (F Madeira)
  • Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). 2005 (L Azores)
  • Turner, B. L. et al. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24. 2003 (Atlas Tex)
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