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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
accepted scientific name
  •Centaurea solstitialis L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Centaurea solstitialis (128)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Rice
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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 last week of October thru 1st week of March
Native to Europe

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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