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Taxon: Centaurea sulphurea Willd.

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Centaureinae.
Nomen number: 316614
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 2:930. 1809
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*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Sicilian star thistle   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • Sicilian thistle   (Source: NPB State Noxweed CA [http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/california.pdf]) – English
  • sulphur knapweed   (Source: Knapweeds NAmer) – English
  • sulphur-color Sicilian thistle   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: Spain [s. & s.e.]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: France

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Centaurea sulphurea Willd.:


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?316614 (23 September 2014)

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