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Leontodon rilaensis

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Common name

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Scientific name

Leontodon rilaensis Hayek.


Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.


Description and identification

Herbaceous perennial plant, 5 to 25 cm tall. Leaves linear, glabrous. Flower head single on top of the stem. Involucre with spirally arranged black bracts covered with long and curly black hairs. Flowering (July) August-October[1].


Habitat

In the marshy and peaty meadows and near the lakes in the high mountain belt[2].


Distribution in Bulgaria

In the Rila, Pirin, Middle Stara Planina and Vitosha Mountains, between 2000 and 2500 meters above sea level[2].



References

[1] Стоянов, Н. & Б. Китанов. 1966. Високопланинските растения в България. Изд. "Наука и изкуство". София.

[2] Стоянов, Н. & Б. Китанов. 1966. Пос. източник.

[3] Assyov, B., A. Petrova, D. Dimitrov & R. Vassilev. 2012. Conspectus of the vascular flora of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgarian biodiversity foundation.


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