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Centaurea maculosa

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sen-TAR-ee-ah mak-yoo-LOH-suh
Description

Foliage:

4-8 in., highly dissected leaves with linear segments; highly branched wiry stems

Flower:

Up to 1 in. lavender flower heads with harsh, prickly, black-tipped bract

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Centaurea
    Species:
    maculosa
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Up to 1 in. lavender flower heads with harsh, prickly, black-tipped bract
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Shape:
    Linear
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    4-8 in., highly dissected leaves with linear segments; highly branched wiry
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No