Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4174

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Centaurea Xmoncktonii   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Centaurea Xmoncktonii   FAMILY Asteraceae

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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