Centaurea nigra
Knapweed Knap"weed`, n. (Bot.) The black centaury ({Centaurea nigra}); -- so called from the knoblike heads of flowers. Called also {bullweed}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Centaurea nigra — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Centaurea nigra —   Centaurea nigra Centaurea nigra en el …   Wikipedia Español

  • Centaurea nigra — Schwarze Flockenblume Schwarze Flockenblume (Centaurea nigra) Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Centaurea nigra — Ironheads I ron*heads , n. (Bot.) A European composite herb ({Centaurea nigra}); so called from the resemblance of its knobbed head to an iron ball fixed on a long handle. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea nigra — Matfelon Mat fel*on, n. [W. madfelen.] (Bot.) The knapweed ({Centaurea nigra}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centaurea nigra — ID 15682 Symbol Key CENI2 Common Name lesser knapweed Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Centaurea nigra — noun a weedy perennial with tough wiry stems and purple flowers; native to Europe but widely naturalized • Syn: ↑lesser knapweed, ↑black knapweed, ↑hardheads • Hypernyms: ↑knapweed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Centaurea nigra L. — Symbol CENI2 Common Name lesser knapweed Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Centaurea nigra L. var. radiata DC. — Symbol CENI2 Synonym Symbol CENIR Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Centaurea — Centaurea …   Wikipédia en Français

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