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European centaury
Centaurium erythraea
Centaurium erythraea
European centaury Gentian Family
Centaurium erythraea Gentianaceae
common names
  European centaury
  common centaury
accepted scientific name
  Centaurium erythraea Rafn
rules for finding collection records
  Centaurium erythraea (148)
  Centaurium umbellatum (5)
family name
  • Gentianaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.4 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Europe

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Centaurium erythraea   Rafn   (TSN: 30045, Index: 629)

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