Eryngium spinosepalum facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsEryngium spinosepalum
Eryngium spinosepalum, known by the common names spinysepal eryngo and spiny-sepaled button celery, is an uncommon species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae.
It is a plant of vernal pools, moist grasslands, swales, and similar wetland habitats. It grows at elevations of 100–1,270 metres (330–4,170 ft).
The leaves are widely lance-shaped to oblong, edged with sharp, pointed lobes, and up to 35 centimetres (14 in) in length.
The inflorescence is an array of spherical flower heads each up to 2 centimetres (0.79 in) wide and surrounded by several narrow, pointed bracts which may be edged in spines. The heads bloom in white petals, during April and May.
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