Centaurea scabiosa L.

Common name

English: Greater Knapweed

German: Skabiosen-Flockenblume

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (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 The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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