Meadow Knapweed

unknown/NWIPC

Plant Bio

Common Name:Meadow knapweed
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Centaurea
Species:debeauxii
Classification/Rank:Bio-control Available - Very Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:

Description

• 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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