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Centaurea macrocephala
bighead knapweed Aster Family
Centaurea macrocephala Asteraceae
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common names
  bighead knapweed
  globe knapweed
accepted scientific name
  Centaurea macrocephala Puschk. ex Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  Centaurea macrocephala (41)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2005 Louis-M. Landry
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1. to 1.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 2nd week of October
Invasive in WA

How Likely at this Location (11%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Invasive in WA
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (4)
Cal Photos (5)
base map where plant found

Grassland
Disturbed
Wetland
Riparian
grid lines base