Spotted Knapweed
Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos
Previously Centaurea  maculosa
 Asteraceae  (Sunflower Family) 

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Photo Details:
September 19, 2005, Butterfield Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

Size:  up to 3 feet tall.  Flower:  pinkish-purple or sometimes cream colored rays.  Bloom:  June to October.
 Leaves:  at base up to 6 inches long, blades narrow and pinnately divided.   Bracts:  stiff and tipped with a dark rake like fringe. A non-native

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