Echinaria capitata

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Common name


Scientific name

Echinaria capitata (L.) Desf.

Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.

Description and identification

Herbaceous annual plant, up to 15 cm high. Inflorescences are globose. Flowering April - May[1].

Distribution in Bulgaria

Map of distribution in Bulgaria of Echinaria capitata by floristic regions[2]:

Echinaria capitata

Between 0 and 500 m altitude.


[1] Делипавлов & кол., 2003. Определител на растенията в България. Аграрен университет. Пловдив.

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

Echinaria capitata на български

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