Calflora
Taxon  Report   10725    
Centaurea nigrescens  Willd.
Tyrol knapweed
Centaurea nigrescens
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Centaurea nigrescens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Centaurea nigrescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Centaurea nigrescens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centaurea
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Centaurea debeauxii ssp. thuillieri
PLANTS: Centaurea dubia ssp. vochinensis
PLANTS: Centaurea pratensis
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More information about  Centaurea nigrescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CENI3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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