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Taxon: Centaurea jacea L.

 
Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 9821
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:914. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (n.e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Gorno-Altay, Novosibirsk, Tyumen (s.)]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria (s.e.), Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Adventive

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Krasnoyarsk (s.)]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland (s.e.)]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France [Corsica]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Greenland
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland, Virginia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Utah]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires. (Man BuenAir)
  4. Clapham, A. R. et al. Flora of the British Isles, ed. 2. (F BritClap)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  12. Hardy, O. J. & X. Vekemans 2001. Patterns of allozyme variation in diploid and tetraploid Centaurea jacea at different spatial scales (Evolution) 55:943-954.
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  14. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  15. Jarvis, C. E. & N. J. Turland, eds. 1998. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Compositae (Asteraceae) (Taxon) 47:357.
  16. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  18. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  20. Marzocca, A. 1994. Guia descriptiva de malezas del cono sur 79.
  21. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  22. Ochsmann, J. Knapweeds (Centaurea L. and some related genera) in North America (Centaurea Pages)
  23. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  24. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  25. 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). (State Noxweed Seed)
  26. Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. (F GB Ire)
  27. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
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  29. Vanderhoeven, S. et al. 2002. A morphometric study of populations of the Centaurea jacea complex (Asteraceae) in Belgium Pl. Biol. 4:403-412.

Check other web resources for Centaurea jacea L. :

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9821. Accessed 22 November 2018.