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Scleranthus perennis L.

Synonym
Vernacular Name
Perennial Knawel
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Conservation status
No status defined
Value of species
Medicinal plant
Remarks
Detail
Occurrence: AE(G), Al, Ar, Au(A), Be, Br, Bu, Co, Cr, Ct, Da, Es, Ga(F), Ge, Gr, He, Ho, Hs(A, S), Hu, It, La, Lt, Lu, Ma, Mk, Mo, No, Po, Rm, Sa, Si(S), Sk, Sl, Su, Tu(A, E), Uk(K, U) (EuroMed, 2018). A perennial herbaceous plant of the carnation family. It grows on sandy, dry, acidic soils. It can grow up to 15 cm high and has white flowers of 2–5 mm. The plant used to be economically significant as the major host plant of the Polish cochineal.
Book reference
  • Кузярін О.Т. Судинні рослини території торфовища "Білогорща” (м. Львів) // Наукові основи збереження біотичної різноманітності. - 2010. - Т.1(8), №1. - С.75-90.
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Experts
  • Alexander KUZYARIN, Dr, e-mail: kuzyarin@gmail.com

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophytina
Magnoliopsida
Caryophyllales
Caryophyllaceae