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  1. Echinops, genus Echinops(noun)

    genus of Mediterranean and Eurasian herbs: globe thistles

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  1. Echinops

    Echinops is a genus of about 120 species of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, commonly known as globe thistles. They have spiny foliage and produce blue or white spherical flower heads. They are native to Europe east to central Asia and south to the mountains of tropical Africa. Species include: ⁕ Echinops adenocaulos in Haifa, Israel ⁕ Echinops setifer in Japan ⁕

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