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: July 14, 2017
Attend the BC Northern Exhibition for free!

The Northwest Invasive Plant Council will have an Information Booth at this year's BCNE, and we're looking for volunteers to help out.

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posted: July 7, 2017
Invaders! Invasive Species in BC

Watch this short video from the Province about invasive species and their impacts on BC - Invaders! Invasive Species in BC