Centaurea scabiosa L.
Family: Asteraceae
greater knapweed,  more...
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Centaurea: ancient Greek plant-name, poetically associated with Chiron, the Centaur, but without wholly satisfactory explanation
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - locally established
Centaurea scabiosa image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Centaurea scabiosa image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Centaurea scabiosa image
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