Centaurea calcitrapa L. Star Thistle
Sp.Pl. 2:917 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 3 September 1999

Erect, divaricately branched annual, herb, to 1 m high. Fl. purple-pink, Oct to Nov. Weed of pastures & waste grounds.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Nullarbor, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Central band, Nullarbor Plain, Mardabilla, Perth, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cockburn, Dundas, Esperance, Fremantle, Merredin, Westonia.