Taxon  Report   11498 
Centaurea virgata  Lam.  ssp. squarrosa  (Boiss.) Gugler
squarrose knapweed
Centaurea virgata ssp. squarrosa, 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 moderate (plant profile).

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centaurea
Parent Record Centaurea virgata.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Centaurea triumfettii
PLANTS: Centaurea variegata
PLANTS: Centaurea virgata var. squarrosa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Centaurea squarrosa
 Information about  Centaurea virgata ssp. squarrosa  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEVIS2)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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