Centaurea diffusa Lam. (ITIS)
Diffuse knapweed, white knapweed, spreading knapweed, tumble knapweed
Acosta diffusa (Lam.) (ITIS)
Eastern Mediterranean region (Winston et al. 2012)
1800s (Wolfson et al. 2005)
Introduced accidentally through contaminated seed (Zouhar 2001)
Reduces agricultural yields and forage values; crowds out native species (Winston et al. 2012)
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Centaurea diffusa. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].