Centaurea iberica

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Centaurea iberica
Centaurea iberica 10.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cynareae
Genus: Centaurea
Species: C. iberica
Binomial name
Centaurea iberica
Trevir. & Spreng.

Centaurea iberica, the Iberian knapweed[1] or Iberian star-thistle,[2] is a species of Centaurea. It is native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia. It is known elsewhere as an introduced species and a noxious weed.


  1. ^ "Centaurea iberica". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 13 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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