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Centaurea cyanus
Centaurea cyanus
Photographer: G. F. Hrusa
Organization: California Dept. of Food & Agriculture, Botany Laboratory
Collection: CDFA

ID: 0177 3303 1982 0007 (2001-07-18)

Copyright © 2001 CDFA

  • date of photo  Jun 1, 1995
  • location   California, US
  • family Asteraceae
  • notes   cultivated
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Cornflower (BSBI )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Staff CDFA    Jul 18, 2001

    Action: ID confirmed

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This slide is from a collection at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, which is reviewed and maintained by CDFA Staff."

    2. Reviewed by Michael Frankis    Mar 17, 2008

    Action: changed name from "Centaurea cyanus" to "Centaurea sp. "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Appears to be a garden hybrid; not typical C. cyanus"

    3. Reviewed by Michael Frankis    Mar 18, 2008

    Action: changed name from "Centaurea sp." to "Centaurea cyanus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Derived from a selected garden cultivar (not hybrid; thanks to photographer for clarification)."

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