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Taxon: Centaurea nigra L.

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Centaureinae.
Nomen number: 104128
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:911. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 01-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CO°, WA*°, WY°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Morocco
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland; Norway; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Netherlands
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Chile

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Poland

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?104128 (28 July 2014)

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