Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Centaurea solstitialis L. image
Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim           

Botanical Illustration

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Asteraceae
Centaurea solstitialis L.
St. Barnaby's thistle, yellow star-thistle
Centaurea: ancient Greek plant-name, poetically associated with Chiron, the Centaur, but without wholly satisfactory explanation
solstitialis: relating to midsummer
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Status: Introduced - locally established; ecologically invasive
Plant: annual/biennial forb
(Glossary)

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