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Species profile—Centaurea calcitrapa (star thistle)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → Asteraceae (sunflower) → Centaurea calcitrapa (star thistle)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Asteraceae (sunflower)
Scientific name
Centaurea calcitrapa L.
Common name
star thistle
WildNet taxon ID
10072
Alternate name(s)
Augusta thistle
two-star thistle
saucy bob
red star thistle
purple star thistle
purple cockspur
Chinese thistle
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=10072

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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