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Taxon: Centaurea stoebe L.

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Centaureinae.
Nomen number: 419661
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:914. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 14-Dec-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
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:
ID*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • spotted knapweed   (Source: Ochsmann 2001) – English
  • spotted knapweed   (Source: Proc Knapweed Symp [as Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos]) – English   [Centaurea stoebe subsp. australis]
  • centaurée maculée ou tachetée   (Source: F NAmer [as Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos]) – French   [Centaurea stoebe subsp. australis]
  • gefleckte Flockenblume   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • gewöhnliche Rispen-Flockenblume   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • kleinköpfige Rispen-Flockenblume   (Source: Zander ed16 [as Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos]) – German   [Centaurea stoebe subsp. australis]
  • centáurea-manchada   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as C. maculosa]) – Portuguese (Brazil)   [Centaurea stoebe subsp. australis]
  • sandklint   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [n.]; Italy [n.]; Macedonia; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Europe [widely natzd. elsewhere]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Centaurea stoebe L.:


Images:

More:
  • 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?419661 (30 October 2014)

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