Centaurea diffusa

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Centaurea diffusa is native to southeastern Europe and casually adventive in central and western Europe.

Facts about "Centaurea diffusa"
appendage arrangementparallel +
appendage countfew +
appendage orientationerect +
appendage prominenceprominent +
appendage shapefringed +, lacerate + and spine-tipped +
array architectureopen + and paniculiform +
body colorationgreen +
body external textureglabrous + and tomentose +
body shapeovate +, lanceolate + and tipped +
chromosome count18 + and 36 +
corolla colorationwhite +, pink + and purple +
corolla prominenceinconspicuous +
corolla sizeslender +
cypsela colorationbrown +
floret reproductionfertile +
flowering timesummerjun +, jul + and aug +
habitatdisturbed sites in grasslands , woodlands , open coniferous forests +
head architecture or shapedisciform +
involucre shapeovoid + and cylindric +
leaf architecturepetiolate +
leaf countabsent +
leaf external texturehispidulous + and short-tomentose +
leaf other or positionproximal cauline +
leaf positionbasal +
lobe widthnarrow +
margin architecturesessile +
margin arrangementparallel +
margin countfew +
margin positionmid cauline + and distal +
margin prominenceprominent +
margin shapedissected +, entire +, lobed + and fringed +
margin sizesmaller +
pappus prominencerudimentary +
pappus size0.5 +
phyllary shapelanceolate + and acute +
spine colorationstramineous +
spine sizeslender +
stem architecturemuch-branched +
stem colorationgray +
stem external texturepuberulent + and tomentose +
vein arrangementparallel +
vein countfew +
vein prominenceprominent +
vein shapefringed +
whole organism life styleannual + and perennial +