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Greater Knapweed

Centaurea scabiosa L.

2007 Zoya Akulova   cc-by-nc

Centaurea scabiosa (Greater Knapweed) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Red tailed bumblebee, Early bumblebee, Osmia leaiana, and Shrill carder bee.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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EOL has data for 11 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of greater knapweed. View this species on GBIF