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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe.
Centaurea nigra

Native to:

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Algeria, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., South Australia, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Centaurea nigra L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cowan. R.S. [MFF 134], United Kingdom K000696457
Cope, T.A. [RBG 156], United Kingdom K000914407

First published in Sp. Pl.: 911 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://www.newfoundland-labradorflora.com/checklist/.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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