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Cineraria acanthifolia, Cineraria calvescens, Cineraria canadensis, Cineraria ceratophylla, Cineraria maritima, Othonna maritima, Senecio bicolor, Senecio cineraria, Senecio coronopifolius, Senecio gibbosus, Senecio ginesii, Senecio maritimus
Dusty miller, silver ragwort
Jacobaea maritima (silver ragwort) (formerly known as Senecio cineraria) is a perennial plant species in the genus Jacobaea in the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region. It was formerly placed in the genus Senecio, and is still widely referred to as Senecio cineraria; see the list of synonyms (right) for other names.[+]
It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant for its white, felt-like tomentose leaves; in horticultural use, it is also sometimes called dusty miller, a name shared with several other plants that also have silvery tomentose leaves; the two most often to share the name are Centaurea cineraria and Lychnis coronaria.
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