Page author: David Giblin
Centaurea iberica
Iberian knapweed, Iberian starthistle

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, also in Wyoming and Kansas.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, dry meadows, ditches, wastelots, and other disturbed, open areas at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Centaurea iberica Trevir. ex Spreng.
Publication: Syst. Veg. 3: 406. 1826.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Centaurea iberica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Centaurea iberica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Centaurea iberica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Centaurea iberica photos.

USDA Plants: Centaurea iberica information.

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