Centaurea solstitialis

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Related to Yellow starthistle: common teasel, Russian knapweed, Yellow toadflax
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Noun1.Centaurea solstitialis - European weed having a winged stem and hairy leavesCentaurea solstitialis - European weed having a winged stem and hairy leaves; adventive in the eastern United States
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Intermountain trials with pubescent wheatgrass (Elytrigia intermedia) seedings have also proven successful for preventing yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.
The phenological development of medusahead and yellow starthistle is in part what makes these invaders so successful.
Yellow starthistle is believed to have originated somewhere in Europe or Asia, and may have arrived in North America after 1849 as a seed contaminant in Chilean-grown alfalfa seed, according to the University of California Weed Research and Information Center.
Yellow starthistle is difficult to control because it establishes an extensive root system.
a typical early-season winter annual, and (C) yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.
Weed Feeders--such as the weevils Larinus minutus on knapweeds and Eustenopus villosus on yellow starthistle.
For a flower-head feeder, they selected Chaetorellia succinea (Costa), an imported Tephritinae used to control yellow starthistle (Centaurea soltitialis L.
Widmer, lead scientist on a project to collect, describe, and test microorganisms with potential to biologically control invasive plants, such as yellow starthistle.
Yellow starthistle also consumes up to two-thirds of the water held in soil after the rainy season, reducing its flow into streams and rivers.
Luster, the Frederick lab is the first stop in a national campaign to reunite exotic weeds like yellow starthistle and Russian knapweed with their homeland's natural enemies.
The ARS researchers envision using Nep1 to kill or weaken dicot (broadleaf) weeds like yellow starthistle, northern joint vetch, and spotted knapweed.
That's because the flowers belong to the noxious weed called yellow starthistle, and the bare patch is one of the first signs of success in the biological control of the weed.