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Echinops

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Echinops adenocaulos with a Pentatomidae

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Echinops

Category
Kingdom Plantae
Division
Class
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
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About

Echinops ()[1] is a genus of about 120 species of thistles in the daisy family Asteraceae, commonly known as globe thistles. They are native to Europe east to central Asia and south to the mountains of tropical Africa.

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References

  1. Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607