Taxon  Report   1860 
Centaurium muehlenbergii  (Griseb.) Piper  (not an active name)
Monterey centaury,  Muhlenberg's centaury
Centaurium muehlenbergii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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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
Genus: Centaurium
Sagebrush Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Zeltnera muehlenbergii
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PLANTS: Centaurium curvistamineum
PLANTS: Centaurium floribundum
PLANTS: Zeltnera muehlenbergii
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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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 26, 2018).

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