Carlina acaulis


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Related to Carlina acaulis: stemless carline thistle
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Noun1.Carlina acaulis - stemless perennial having large flowers with white or purple-brown florets nestled in a rosette of long spiny leaves hairy beneathCarlina acaulis - stemless perennial having large flowers with white or purple-brown florets nestled in a rosette of long spiny leaves hairy beneath; of alpine regions of southern and eastern Europe
carline thistle - a thistle of the genus Carlina
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In the section "The Chief Forester," for instance, there are annotations explaining Junger's mentions of the mushroom astraeus hygrometricus and the plant carlina acaulis as acts of quiet "spiritual resistance" or at least distancing, asserting that the first is "suggestive of a swastika" and that the second "bears a resemblance to certain Nazi insignia" (30).
III Transgressive species from Festuco-Brometea: Cerastium arvense IV IV Asperula cynanchica II II Carlina acaulis subsp.