Centaurea americana Nutt. - American Basketflower

Non-native , Rare

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Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Centaurea americana

= Plectocephalus americanus (Nutt.) D. Don

This species is native to the south-central United States and is used as an ornamental. It rarely escapes from cultivation in our area.

Common Names

American Basketflower



Plectocephalus americanus (Nutt.) D. Don