Echinops L.

Common Name: Globe Thistle

Family: Compositae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 2: 814. 1753.

Other: Deeply cut leaves, prickly - large round flower heads - attractive to bees and butterflies - wet or dry soil. Lectotype E. sphaerochephalus L. (Prop. Brit. Bot. 179. 1929. M.L.Green.)

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