Taxon  Report   1858 
Centaurium erythraea  Raf.
Common centaury, European centaury
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
Centaurium erythraea
© 2010 Dr.Thomas K. Voekler
Communities: 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.]
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Centaurium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Centaurium minus
PLANTS: Centaurium umbellatum
PLANTS: Erythraea centaurium
 Information about  Centaurium erythraea  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CEER5)

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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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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2014).

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