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Taxon: Centaurea diffusa Lam.

 
Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 104125
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:675. 1785
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • diffuse knapweed  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • small-flower star thistle  (Source: F GB Ire) - English
  • tumble knapweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • white knapweed  (Source: Zander ed16) - English
  • diffuse knapweed  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • centaurée diffuse  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • centaurée diffuse  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • sparrige Flockenblume  (Source: Zander ed16) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (n.w.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia


    Adventive

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Krasnoyarsk]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Yukon]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Kentucky, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

  1. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  2. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  3. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 272.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  12. Hess, H. E. et al. 1976. Flora der Schweiz, ed. 2.
  13. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  14. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  15. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  17. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation)
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  19. Ochsmann, J. 2001. Knapweeds (Centaurea L. and some related genera) in North America. Welcome to the Centaurea pages URL: http://www.centaurea.net/centaurea-America.htm target='_blank'
  20. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  21. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  22. Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996-. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  23. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  25. USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). URL: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/diffknapweed.shtml target='_blank'
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Centaurea diffusa Lam. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104125. Accessed 14 July 2020.