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Centaurea maculosa, Centaurea beibersteinii,
Centaurea biebersteinii, Spotted Knapweed

Scientific name:  Centaurea maculosa Lam.
Synonym name:  Centaurea beibersteinii (lapsus), Centaurea biebersteinii (Jaub. et Spach) Walp.
Common name:  Spotted Knapweed
Family:  Asteraceae / Compositae, the aster, daisy, sunflower family

Centaurea maculosa, Centaurea beibersteinii, Centaurea biebersteinii, Spotted Knapweed


Derivation of the botanical name:
Centaurea, gets its name from the centaur, Chiron, who is said in mythology to have taught us the healing power of herbs.
maculosa, spotted.

Centaurea maculosa, Centaurea beibersteinii, Centaurea biebersteinii, Spotted Knapweed


Centaurea maculosa, Centaurea beibersteinii, Centaurea biebersteinii, Spotted Knapweed


 
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