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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