Centaurea scabiosa L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Distribution
Centaurea scabiosa (rights holder: Jan Ševčík) © Jan Ševčík

Greater Knapweed

Centaurea scabiosa or Greater Knapweed is a perennial plant of the genus Centaurea. It is native to Europe and bears purple flower heads.Greater knapweed is found growing in dry grasslands, hedgerows and cliffs on lime-rich soil. Upright branched stems terminate in single thistle-like flowerheads, each having an outer ring of extended, purple-pink 'ragged' bracts which form a crown around the cent...

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Centaurea
Global Pollen Project UUID
d4b50db7-105d-4084-8600-32f4411a9b69
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility