Taxon  Report   9790    
Centaurea stoebe  L.
Spotted knapweed
Centaurea stoebe
© 2011 Dr.Thomas K. Voekler
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Centaurea stoebe
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Centaurea stoebe
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Centaurea stoebe, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Centaurea stoebe
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Centaurea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Centaurea stoebe
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Dec 11, 2018).

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