OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhaponticum repens   FAMILY Asteraceae__   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acroptilon repens   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Acroptilon repens

SYNONYMOUS WITH The families and genera of vascular plants (Kadereit & Jeffrey, 2007)
Rhaponticum repens

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Centaurea repens

 

COMMON NAME:
Russian Knapweed


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhaponticum repens   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Acroptilon repens   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Acroptilon repens

SYNONYMOUS WITH The families and genera of vascular plants (Kadereit & Jeffrey, 2007)
Rhaponticum repens

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Centaurea repens

 

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3845

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal rosette usually absent or withered at flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Disc: Pinkish-purple
Rays: Absent
Bisexual, fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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