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Centaurea calcitrapa L.
RED STAR-THISTLE
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Camptopoeum negevense @ AMNH_BEE (16)
Pleosporaceae  Pleospora herbarum @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia calcitrapae @ BPI (4)

Puccinia centaureae-calcitrapae @ BPI (1)

Puccinia centaureae @ BPI (9)

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Centaurea calcitrapa L.
red star-thistle

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General Information
Symbol: CECA2
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Biennial
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Native Status:
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 559. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Centaurea L. – knapweed
Species Centaurea calcitrapa L. – red star-thistle

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Arizona purple starthistle Prohibited noxious weed
California purple starthistle B list (noxious weeds)
Nevada purple starthistle Noxious weed
New Mexico purple starthistle Class A noxious weed
Oregon purple starthistle "A" designated weed purple starthistle Quarantine
Washington purple starthistle Class A noxious weed purple starthistle Noxious weed seed and plant quarantine
U.S. Weed Information
Centaurea calcitrapa purple starthistle This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.

Wetland Status

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Wildlife

Food

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Description of Values

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