Taxon  Report   92 
Acroptilon repens  (L.) DC.
Russian knapweed

Acroptilon repens
© 2008 John Dittes
Acroptilon repens
© 2001 CDFA
Acroptilon repens, 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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Acroptilon repens
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Genus: Acroptilon
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Centaurea picris
PLANTS: Centaurea repens
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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