Ptilostemon afer (Jacq.) Greuter.
NOT protected species in Bulgaria.
Ptilostemon afer is an annual herbaceous plant, 50 to 100 cm tall. The stem and leaves along the veins are with wooly white hairs. The leaves are lanceolate, more or less pinnately divided, along the edge with up to 1.5 cm long yellow spines. The flowers are pink. Flowering July-September.
It is found in all floristic regions from sea level to 1500 meters above sea level.
 Делипавлов & кол. 2003. Определител на растенията в България. Аграрен университет. Пловдив.
 Делипавлов & кол. 2003. Пос. източник.
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