Taxon  Report   1860    
Centaurium muehlenbergii  (Griseb.) Piper  
(no longer an active name)
Monterey centaury,  Muhlenberg's centaury
Centaurium muehlenbergii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Genus: Centaurium

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Zeltnera davyi

JEF other name:
Zeltnera muehlenbergii

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Centaurium curvistamineum
PLANTS: Centaurium floribundum
PLANTS: Zeltnera muehlenbergii
NOTE: Centaurium muehlenbergii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Centaurium muehlenbergii

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2020).