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black knapweed
Centaurea nigra L.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Centaurea

Other System Links

Plants: CENI2
Bayer: CENNI
GRIN: 104128
ITIS: 36968

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
black knapweed

Related Scientific Names:

Centaurea jacea ssp. nigra (L.) Bonnier & Layens(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs