Centaurea calcitrapa L.
Star Thistle

Reference
Sp.Pl. 2:917 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

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

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 3 September 1999
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Nullarbor, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions
Mardabilla, Merredin, Nullarbor Plain, Perth, Recherche.
IMCRA Regions
Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Cockburn, Dundas, Esperance, Fremantle, Merredin, Westonia.