Wildflowers of New York

Centaurea maculosa

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Spotted Knapweed
- Centaurea maculosa


Daisy Family
Naturalized alien

The most common kanpweed I see in the north country. The deeply cleft leaves easily distinguish Spotted Knapweed from the other knapweeds that can be found in the area.

Found: Field, roadsides, waste places - dry sunny areas
Height:1 - 3 feet
June - Sept bloom time

Spotted Knapweed

Spotted Knapweed

Spotted Knapweed