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Bighead Knapweed

Centaurea macrocephala Muss.-Puschk. ex Willd.

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Centaurea macrocephala (Bighead Knapweed) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Buff-tailed bumblebee, Yellow Bumblebee, Vestal cuckoo bee, and Red tailed bumblebee.

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