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Crupina vulgaris

Common Crupina

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Species features
Common nameCommon Crupina
Latin nameCrupina vulgaris Cass.
Conservation status and threatsNOT protected species in Bulgaria.
Description and identificationA winter annual that grows 1 to 4 ft. (0.3-1.2 m) tall. Leaves are entire to finely dissected (leaves become more divided towards the apex) and up to 6 in. (15.2 cm) long. Flowers are purple to pink, long, slender (vase-shaped) and bloom from May until soil moisture is depleted. Common crupina begins as a basal rosette and eventually develops alternating dissected leaves that are rough to the touch. [Invasive and Exotic Species of North America].
Distribution in BulgariaIn all floristic regions. Between 0 and 1200 m a.s.l. [Delipavlov et al., 2003].

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