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|Family: Dipsacaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Scabiosa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scabiosa atropurpurea L.
Stem: < 6 dm. Leaf: cauline pinnately dissected. Inflorescence: < 30 mm wide, elongating at maturity; limb of involucel < 1 mm, +- urn-shaped. Fruit: calyx bristles >> limb of involucel.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, NCoRI, CCo, SnFrB, SCoRO, SnBr, PR; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Europe. Flowering Time: Mar--Nov
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Elizabeth McClintock
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Previous taxon: Scabiosa
Next taxon: Scabiosa stellata
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Scabiosa atropurpurea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43445, accessed on May 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 04, 2016.