This rare xerophyle species grows only in the steppic grasslands of Dobrogea, which constitute the northernmost area of its geographical range.

05.2013, 06.2014 CT, TL

Perennial plant, 30-70 cm high. Stems erect, simple (not branched), tomentose, 40-60 cm high. Leaves pinnatisect, basal leaves with long petioles, petioles becoming increasingly shorter towards the apex; upper leaves sesile. Inflorescence a corymb with many capitula. Ligules yellow.

Not fully developed plants have whitish corymbs.

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