Patagonia Wildflowers
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yellow star-thistle
Centaurea solstitialis
Centaurea solstitialis
yellow star-thistle Aster Family
Centaurea solstitialis Asteraceae
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English common name
  •yellow star-thistle
Spanish common names
  •abrepuño amarillo
  •cizaña
accepted scientific name
  •Centaurea solstitialis L.
rules for finding collection records
  Centaurea solstitialis (176)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Rice
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.5 to 0.75 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru end of April
Native to Europe

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Disturbed
Wetland
Sand
Salt Marsh
Rocky
Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Forest
Native Plant Status
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native Not Native native Not Present
Native to Europe