Centaurea jacea

This invasive species is found in fields, roadsides and disturbed sites. The flower has a more open star-like image compared to some other knapweeds, but it is highly variable and hybridizes with other knapweeds.

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
brown knapweed
Type: 
Non-Native
Herbaceous Plants - Annuals, Biennials, Perennials
Native Region: 
Europe
Moisture: 
Dry
Moist
Light: 
Sun
Part Sun
Part Shade
Can be weedy

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