Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos

A problem in old fields and other open areas; not as bad here as in the Western US, but an increasing problem.  Spotted knapweed is prohibited in New York; it is illegal to purchase, sell, transport or propagate.

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
Spotted Knapweed
Type: 
Non-Native
Herbaceous Plants - Annuals, Biennials, Perennials
Native Region: 
Europe
Moisture: 
Dry
Moist
Light: 
Sun
Part Sun

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