Calflora
Taxon  Report   9059    
Centaurea jacea  L.
Brown knapweed,  Brownray knapweed
Centaurea jacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centaurea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Centaurea ×moncktonii
ICPN: Centaurea ×pratensis
More information about  Centaurea jacea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEJA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2019).