Brown Knapweed

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Plant Bio

Common Name:Brown Knapweed
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Centaurea
Species:jacea
Classification/Rank:Extremely Invasive
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Description

• perennial plant that grows 0.3-1.5m tall • rigid stems that may be purple striped • leaves are entire or toothed, broadly elliptical, and occasionally lobed • flowers are rose-purple and found solitarily at the end of upper branches; bracts are light to dark brown

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
WeedsBMP App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...