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Taxon: Centaurea jacea L.

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Centaureinae.
Nomen number: 9821
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: 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:
MN*, WA*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • brown knapweed   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • brown-ray knapweed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • centaurée jacée   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • jacée   (Source: Knapweeds NAmer) – French
  • jacée des prés   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • Wiesen-Flockenblume   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • rödklint   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Hortus 3)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey [n.e.]
    Caucasus: Georgia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Gorno-Altay, Novosibirsk, Tyumen [s.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria [s.e.]; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Krasnoyarsk [s.]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland [s.e.]
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Belgium
    Southwestern Europe: France - Corsica
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Subarctic America: Greenland
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, 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, Kansas, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Maryland, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, Utah
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom

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Synonyms:


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Images:

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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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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?9821 (21 October 2014)

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