|purple starthistle|| USDA PLANTS Symbol: CECA2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
|Centaurea calcitrapa L.|
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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae
|Synonym(s): red starthistle|
|Native Range: Africa, temp. Asia, Europe (GRIN);|
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.
|Invasive Listing Sources:|
|California Invasive Plant Council|
|Faith Campbell, 1998|
|Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007|
|John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.|