|Common Name:||Meadow knapweed|
|Classification/Rank:||Bio-control Available - Very Invasive|
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• Listed as Centaurea x moncktonii in Eflora BC; hybrid of black x brown
• Perennial herb from a taproot; stems erect, branched, thinly hairy, 40-80 cm tall
• Basal leaves oblanceolate to lanceolate, simple to irregularly pinnately cut or with a wavy margin, sparsely long-hairy above, long-hairy below, soon deciduous; stem leaves similar, reduced upwards
• disk flowers reddish-purple
Officially added to list in 2014
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