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Senecio scopolii
Scientific name:

Moehringia tommasinii Marchesetti

Family:

Caryophyllaceae

Italian name:

Centonchio granelloso

Croatian name:

Tomazinijeva merinka

German name:

Tommasini-Nabelmiere

Slovene name: 

Tommasinijeva popkoresa

Centonchio granelloso

This plant is perennial, 5-20 cm high, growing cushion-shaped, with lower leaves linear, upper leaves spathulate lanceolate. Flowers with long pedicels, 4 petals and sepals, petals white growing on limestone-rocks (vertical or subvertical cliffs between 100 and 350 m alt.). Flowers from April to June

This plant is endemic to Istria! It grows rarely from the Val Rosandra southwards to Bagni di S. Stefano / Istarske Toplice (Bagnoli della Rosandra / Bolliunz, Rupi, S. Sergio / Crnikal / St. Serff, Ospo / Osp, Popecchio / Podpec, M. Vena, M. Stena / Vrh Stene, Nugla, Berda).

Photographed by:

Dr. Ulrike Starmühler on May 4, 2000 in the Gulf of Trieste near the cave of Ospo/Osp in 100 m alt.

Courtesy of:

Dr. Walter Starmühler
Wiener Straße 58/1/5
A-8020 Graz

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