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: October 6, 2018
AGM coming up - October 30 in Smithers!

2018 AGM and General Members' Meeting - Everyone Welcome!

DATE: Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
PLACE: Royal Canadian...
posted: August 28, 2018
More bioagents released to help control spotted knapweed

Bioagents are one tool in the fight against invasive plants, and they are intensly studied before release to ensure they won't switch to...