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Common name

English: Greater Knapweed

German: Skabiosen-Flockenblume

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2595)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2494)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2108)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Centaurea (15)

            Epithet: scabiosa L. (1)

scabiosa => covered with or having a scab

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Centaurea scabiosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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