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Brown Knapweed

BROWN KNAPWEED
Centaurea jacea Composite Family  Compositae
June - September Infrequent Alien
Description: From 1 - 3 feet tall. Leaves, lower are long stalked, often toothed, upper leaves are very slender and untoothed. Flowers are light purple, above the jagged scale like bracts that lack long fringes of other species.

Location:  roadsides, fields

Brown Knapweed Brown Knapweed Buds

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