Centaurea triumfettii All.

Fam Asteraceae (Compositae)

GenusCentaurea L. = Cornflower 

Species:  Centaurea triumfettii All.

English Name:  Squarrose Knapweed


 Centaurea triumfettii, common names: Squarrose Knapweed, is a plant belonging to the genus Centaurea of the Asteraceae family.



The Squarrose Knapweed is an herbaceous perennial plant. This plant grows to a height of about 30–60 centimetres (12–24 in). The leaves are undivided and narrow-lanceolate. The period of flowering is from May until August. The inner flowers are bright purple, the outer ones are azure blue or deep mauve.

Flowering Time: April - August. 

Origin:  From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

„Определител на растенията в Българиа”, Делипавлов и съавтори, Земиздат, София, (1983),

- new edittion 2003 year.  

Distribution in Bulgaria:  Throughout Bulgaria. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) conspectus&gs_l= Zlc 


This species occurs in AfghanistanArmeniaAustriaCanadaCzech republicFrance,GermanyGreeceHungaryIcelandIranItalyLebanonMexicoNorwaySpainSweden,Turkey,

Turkmenistan and United States.

Conservation status and threats:  not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law; Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

No medical plant: 


Centaurea trimfettii 1.


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