purple starthistle USDA PLANTS Symbol: CECA2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Herb
Centaurea calcitrapa L.
Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae
Synonym(s): red starthistle
Native Range: Africa, temp. Asia, Europe (GRIN);

U.S. State(s) where reported invasive:

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