Taxon  Report   1860 
Centaurium muehlenbergii  (Griseb.) Piper  (not an active name)
Monterey centaury,  Muhlenberg's centaury
Centaurium muehlenbergii
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Centaurium muehlenbergii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Centaurium muehlenbergii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: GENTIANACEAE  
Genus: Centaurium
Communities:
Sagebrush Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Zeltnera muehlenbergii
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Centaurium curvistamineum
PLANTS: Centaurium floribundum
NOTE: Centaurium muehlenbergii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Centaurium muehlenbergii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEMU2)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2016).

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