5. July 2020 jole

Echinops is a genus of about 120 species of flowering plants in the daisy 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. Globe thistle is the host plant of weevil Larinus vulpes.

Die Kugeldisteln (Echinops) sind eine Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Korbblütler (Asteraceae). Sie kommen in Eurasien und Afrika vor. Es gibt rund 120 Arten, von denen zwölf in Europa vorkommen.