Taxon  Report   1858 
Centaurium erythraea  Raf.
Common centaury,  European centaury
Centaurium erythraea
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
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Centaurium erythraea
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Centaurium erythraea
© 2010 Dr.Thomas K. Voekler
Centaurium erythraea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Centaurium erythraea
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Centaurium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Centaurium minus
PLANTS: Centaurium umbellatum
PLANTS: Erythraea centaurium
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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