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Centaurea maculosa

Common Name(s):
Spotted knapweed
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Early to late summer
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
Site:
Fields, waste places, roadsides
Life Cycle:
Annual

NCCES plant id: 2515

Centaurea maculosa Centaurea maculosa