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Centaurea stoebe
spotted knapweed Aster Family
Centaurea stoebe Asteraceae
common name
  spotted knapweed
accepted scientific name
  Centaurea stoebe L.
rules for finding collection records
  Centaurea biebersteinii (377)
  Centaurea maculosa (1090)
  Centaurea stoebe (2560)
family name
Image Author: ©2003-2014 John Hilty,Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .5 to .8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 3rd week of October
Invasive in AZ, CA, CO, CT, ID, MA, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, SD, UT, WA, WY. Noxious weed in MT, OR.

How Likely at this Location (94%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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