Eryngium bourgatii

Eryngium bourgatii Gouan (France, Spain) – An exceptional alien, probably a garden escape or throw-out. A few plants were discovered on levelled soil at the airbase of Kleine Brogel in Peer in 2013.

Selected literature:

Baonza Díaz J. (2001) Eryngium bourgatii (Apiaceae) en la Sierra de Guadarrama. Bot. Complutensis 25: 313-316. [available online at:]

Nieto Feliner G. (2001) (1483) Proposal to conserve the name Eryngium bourgatii against E. pallescens (Apiaceae). Taxon 50(2): 585-586.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith