Calflora
Taxon  Report   1846    
Centaurea cyanus  L.
Batchelor button,  Garden cornflower
Centaurea cyanus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centaurea
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Leucacantha cyanus
More information about  Centaurea cyanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CECY2)


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: Sep 22, 2019).