Scabiosa atropurpurea

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Sweet scabious
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Scabiosa
S. atropurpurea
Binomial name
Scabiosa atropurpurea
Scabiosa atropurpurea - MHNT

Scabiosa atropurpurea, the mourningbride[1] or sweet scabious, is an ornamental plant of genus Scabiosa in the family Caprifoliaceae.


  1. ^ "Scabiosa atropurpurea". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 6 November 2015.