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Centaurea diffusa
(Asteraceae)

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Species description or overview

Centaurea diffusa description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Centaurea diffusa as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).

Diffuse knapweed, Centaurea diffusa overview
Identification, habitat, ecology, impacts, and management of Centaurea diffusa are provided in this guide (link to pdf).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Centaurea diffusa
Nomenclatural information about Centaurea diffusa is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Centaurea diffusa information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Centaurea diffusa, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Centaurea diffusa
Nomenclatural information about Centaurea diffusa is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Centaurea diffusa (Asteraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Centaurea diffusa as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Centaurea diffusa impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Centaurea diffusa as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Centaurea diffusa management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Centaurea diffusa as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Distribution

Centaurea diffusa worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Centaurea diffusa is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds.) . 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages.

Setting priorities for the biological control of weeds: what to do and how to do it
Myers, Judith H. and Jessica Ware. 2002. Setting priorities for the biological control of weeds: what to do and how to do it. pp. 62-74 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.


Experts

Centaurea diffusa contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Centaurea diffusa as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Centaurea diffusa references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Centaurea diffusa as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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