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Acantholimon ulicinum

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Acantholimon ulicinum (ulicinum: yoo-lih-SEE-num), also known as the prickly thief, is a species of broadleaf evergreen plants in the family Plumbaginaceae.[2] Acantholimon ulicinum is around 10 cm (4 in) tall and has a spread of 30 cm (1 ft). The species is endemic to the eastern Mediterranean region (Greece, the Balkans and Turkey) where it grows in dry soil. From June to July is when Acantholimon ulicinum blooms, with pale pink flowers. It has crowded, rigid, hard-textured, spiny-tipped, linear and needle-like leaves, and five-petaled pink flowers in short-stalked inflorescences.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Acantholimon ulicinum (Willd. ex Schult.) Boiss." Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2021-12-15.
  2. ^ "PlantFiles: Acantholimon Species, Prickly Thrift". Dave's Garden. Retrieved 2021-12-15.
  3. ^ "Acantholimon ulicinum - Plant Finder". www.missouribotanicalgarden.org. Retrieved 2021-12-15.
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Acantholimon ulicinum: Brief Summary

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Acantholimon ulicinum (ulicinum: yoo-lih-SEE-num), also known as the prickly thief, is a species of broadleaf evergreen plants in the family Plumbaginaceae. Acantholimon ulicinum is around 10 cm (4 in) tall and has a spread of 30 cm (1 ft). The species is endemic to the eastern Mediterranean region (Greece, the Balkans and Turkey) where it grows in dry soil. From June to July is when Acantholimon ulicinum blooms, with pale pink flowers. It has crowded, rigid, hard-textured, spiny-tipped, linear and needle-like leaves, and five-petaled pink flowers in short-stalked inflorescences.

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