Knautia arvensis (L.) Coult.
Family: Caprifoliaceae
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[Scabiosa arvensis L.]
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Steve C. Garske  
Etymology: Knautia: dedicated to Christen Knault (1654-1716), Saxon physician and botanist
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; stems not prickly
Leaves: lower leaves coarsely toothed, upper deeply cut
Flowers: blue to purple, 4-parted; inflorescence a dense, domed, long-stalked cluster 1/2"-1 1/2" thick surrounded by bracts about equal to the head; blooms June-Sept.
Conservation Status: Introduced - locally established
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Botanical Illustration  
Knautia arvensis image
Botanical Illustration  
Knautia arvensis image
Robert W. Freckmann  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Kurt Stüber  
Knautia arvensis image
Botanical Illustration  
Knautia arvensis image
Steve C. Garske  
Knautia arvensis image
Botanical Illustration  
Knautia arvensis image
Kurt Stüber  
Knautia arvensis image
Steve C. Garske  
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