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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Centaurea ×moncktonii   FAMILY Asteraceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Centaurea ×moncktonii [jacea × nigra]   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Centaurea ×moncktonii

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)

Centaurea monctonii

(?) Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)

Centaurea debeauxii ssp. thuillieri

 

COMMON NAME:
Meadow Knapweed


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Centaurea ×moncktonii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Centaurea ×moncktonii [jacea × nigra]   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Centaurea ×moncktonii

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Centaurea monctonii

(?) Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Centaurea debeauxii ssp. thuillieri

 

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4174

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native: Europe

Waif(s)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Pinkish-purple (rarely white)
Rays: Pinkish-purple
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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