[Acroptilon repens (L.) DC., more...]
Etymology: Centaurea: ancient Greek plant-name, poetically associated with Chiron, the Centaur, but without wholly satisfactory explanation
Plants: perennial forb
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive; potentially invasive
Flora of North America: Flora of North America WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin invasive species including decription, habitats, control methods USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos