Catananche caerulea L. - Cupid's Dart

Non-native , Rare

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 05/30/2013

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Catananche caerulea
This showy, perennial flower is native to the Mediterranean region and is used as an ornamental. In 2004 it was found along some railroad tracks in the southern tip of Hudson Co., NJ, perhaps the first adventive record of this species in North America.

Common Names

Cupid's Dart