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Paeonia macrophylla (Albov) Lomak.

Taprooted plant, with short horizontal rhizome. Leafy stems 100-120 cm. Leaves biternate, lobes obovate and elongate-ovate, long-cuneate at base. Leaf blade smooth above, with sparse thin hairs along veins, or rugose above with dense long hairs, greyish. Flowers large, 8-14 cm diam., bright or pale yellow. Ovary glabrous, stigma and stamen filaments dark red. V - early spring to mid autumn, in St. Petersburg April-September. Fl - May for 2-3 weeks. Fr - July. Plant in sunny places on well-drained soil. Z 4.

Caucasus (central and western regions, Transcaucasus). Mountain forests, clearings, meadows.


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