) belongs to the sunflower family (Asteraceae
). The names means: edel (in English means nobel) and weiss ( in English means white).
It grows from the size 3-30cm. We find them in the rocky limestone places at 2000-2900 m altitude. They bloom from July to September.
Edelweiss is a protected plant in many countries (Slovenia, Italia, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Croatia and some others).
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