Rhaponticum repens (L.) Hidalgo (ITIS)
Russian knapweed, Turkestan thistle, creeping knapweed, mountain bluet, Russian cornflower, hardheads
Centaurea repens (L.), Acroptilon repens (L.) DC. (ITIS)
Eurasia (Zouhar 2001)
Early 1900s (Zouhar 2001)
Accidentally as a seed contaminant (Zouhar 2001)
Crowds out native species and desirable forage; toxic to horses (Zouhar 2001)
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Rhaponticum repens. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].