Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Knautia arvensis (L.) Coult. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Kurt Stüber
Family Dipsacaceae
Knautia arvensis (L.) Coult.
blue-buttons, field scabiosa
Knautia: dedicated to Christen Knault (1654-1716), Saxon physician and botanist
arvensis: of planted fields
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; stems not prickly
Flower: blue to purple, 4-parted; inflorescence a dense, domed, long-stalked cluster 1/2"-1 1/2" thick surrounded by bracts about equal to the head; blooms June-Sept.
Leaf:lower leaves coarsely toothed, upper deeply cut
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Scabiosa arvensis L.

         
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