Spotted Knapweed – 7/12/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 7/12/20

Observation Time: 7:00 p.m.

Observation Location: along Gavins Pond Road

Common Name: Spotted Knapweed

Scientific Name: Centaurea maculosa

Comments: Spotted knapweed is not native to North America (it came from Europe). It is poisonous to other plants, creating barren areas where only knapweed grows. It can be a skin irritant.

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