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lesser centaury
Centaurium pulchellum
Centaurium pulchellum
lesser centaury Gentian Family
Centaurium pulchellum Gentianaceae
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English common name
  •lesser centaury
Spanish common name
  •centáurea menor
accepted scientific name
  •Centaurium pulchellum (Sw.) Druce
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  •Centaurium pulchellum (252)
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 1st week of March
Originally from Europe

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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