Scabiosa atropurpurea L.
Purple Pincushion

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Sp.Pl. 1:100 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Not Current

Rosetted perennial or annual, herb, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. white/pink/red-purple, Aug to Dec or Jan to Apr. Sandy soils, often over limestone. In disturbed areas.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 1 April 1997