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|Family: Gentianaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Centaurium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Centaurium erythraea Rafn
Habit: Plant (3)20--60 cm. Leaf: basal generally rosetted, 15--70 mm, obovate to widely elliptic, rounded; cauline 8--50 mm, elliptic to lanceolate, acute. Inflorescence: dense, +- flat-topped; flowers sessile, immediately subtended by 2 bracts. Flower: corolla lobes 4.5--8 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=42.
Ecology: Fields, roadsides; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo (esp near Crescent City, Eureka, Fort Bragg); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, eastern North America; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: Jul--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: James S. Pringle
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Centaurium
Next taxon: Centaurium pulchellum
Citation for this treatment: James S. Pringle 2016. Centaurium erythraea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18573, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.