Taxon  Report   1847 
Centaurea diffusa  Lam.
diffuse knapweed,  white knapweed
Centaurea diffusa, 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 / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Centaurea diffusa
© 2001 CDFA
Centaurea diffusa
© 2001 CDFA
Centaurea diffusa
© 2002 Molly Elizabeth Bagley
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centaurea
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Acosta diffusa
 Information about  Centaurea diffusa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CEDI3)

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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: May 22, 2015).

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