Tyrol Knapweed (Centaurea nigrescens)
Image ID: 2014/mtr188Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Meadow Knapweed
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1 to 4 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Parts indistinct
Location: Montour Trail
Notes: Hybrid of brown and black knapweeds.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.