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Taxon: Centaurea iberica Trevir. ex Spreng.

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Centaureinae.
Nomen number: 316084
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 3:406. 1826
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:
AZ*°, CA*, NV*°, OR*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Iberian knapweed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • Iberian star thistle   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China - Xinjiang [n.w.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Moldova; Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Greece; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [incl. Sicily]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    Southwestern Europe: France

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Centaurea iberica Trevir. ex Spreng.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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?316084 (23 October 2014)

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