Taxon  Report   1850 
Centaurea maculosa  Lam.  (not an active name; please see Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos)
spotted knapweed
Centaurea maculosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Centaurea maculosa
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
Centaurea maculosa
© 2001 CDFA
Community:
escaped cultivar
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centaurea
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by XWALK + JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos
 
 NOTE: Centaurea maculosa is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 27, 2015).

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