Centaurea diffusa

Commonly known as diffuse knapweed

Distribution Map

Weed Classification

Noxious Weed Class Class B: Species are limited to portions of the state. In areas that are not infested weeds should be treated as Class A; in infested areas, containment and prevention of spread are the priority.
Weed Type forb
Found in rangeland
Duration annual or biennial
Juice not milky
Spines, Thorns, and Prickles fruit
Growth Habit at Maturity spreading
Leaf Arrangement alternate Show example photo
Leaf Type not lobed,lobed Show example photo
Presence of Leaf Tendils absent Show example photo
Leaf Succulence not succulent
Stem Shape round
Flower Color pink-red,white-cream
Flower Symmetry symmetric Show example photo

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