© Avelino Vieira
Description: Endemic species of the Paiva and Vouga’s basin protected by the community law (Habitats Directive). Rosulate plant that can reach up to 90 cm height. It has basilar leaves and many cauline leaves. The pedicels are very thin and its size exceeds the size of the bracts. The flower is dark purple blue.
Where to find in the Arouca Geopark: Espinheiro (PR3), Ichnofossils of Cabanas Longas (G37), Paiva River’s banks (Espiunca, Paradinha, Vau), Mizarela (PR7), Frades River (PR6), Serabigões (PR10).