Log in

Family = Asteraceae, Genus = Acroptilon, Species = repens, including synonyms,

Displaying matches 1 - 1 of 1.
Acroptilon repens   (hardheads, Russian knapweed, Turkestan thistle)  
(= Centaurea repens in Flora of the Pacific Northwest)
Coarse, bushy perennial from deep rhizomes, 4-8 dm. tall, finely loose white-woolly throughout.
Distribution: Introduced chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; widely distributed throughout much of North America.
Habitat: Dry, open areas at low elevation and foothills.
Origin: Introduced



Burke Museum


©2017 Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
All Rights Reserved. Box 353010, University of Washington,
Seattle, WA 98195-3010, Phone: 206-543-5590.
On the UW campus at 17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street.
Washington Native Plant Society
WA Native Plant Society