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Centaurea solstitialis
yellow star-thistle Aster Family
Centaurea solstitialis Asteraceae
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common names
  yellow star-thistle
  golden starthistle
  yellow cockspur
accepted scientific name
  Centaurea solstitialis L.
rules for finding collection records
  Centaurea solstitialis (1151)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Rice
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 1st week of December
Native to Europe. Invasive in AZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, NM, ND, SD, UT, WA. Noxious weed in MT, OR.

How Likely at this Location (33%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Forest
Riparian
Grassland
Brush
grid lines base