Centaurea calcitrapa L.
(red star-thistle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCentaurea calcitrapa (red star-thistle)
GenusCentaurea (knapweeds and star-thistles)
TribeCardueae (“thistles”)
SubfamilyLACTUCOIDEAE (“dandelions”)
FamilyASTERACEAE (daisies, dandelions and thistles, composite)
OrderASTERALES (daisies, dandelions, thistles and bell flowers)
SubclassEU-DICOTS (dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ClassMAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle) :
1: Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle)
25 Jun 2006 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Capitulum and buds - close-upImage 2: Capitulum - oblique view - close-upImage 3: Capitulum - side view - close-upImage 4: Flowering shootImage 5: Flowering shootsImage 6: Leaf rosette
2: Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle)
4 Sep 1977 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Capitula - side viewImage 2: Capitula - top viewImage 3: Plant
3: Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle)
26 Jul 1975 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Capitula - top viewImage 2: Capitulum - side viewImage 3: Plant

Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle)
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