Centaurea solstitialis

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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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Dukes in the report observed that the invasive plant yellow-star thistle (Centaurea solstitialis) grew six times larger under elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) expected in future climate change scenarios.
(10) Centaurea solstitialis is known in Turkish as "gelin dikeni" and it has been used to treat hemorrhoids, peptic ulcers, common colds, (11,12) malaria, (13) and herpes infections around the lips of children.
Intermountain trials with pubescent wheatgrass (Elytrigia intermedia) seedings have also proven successful for preventing yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.) invasion (Enloe et al.
Antiviral and antimicrobial activities of three sesquiterpene lactones from Centaurea solstitialis L ssp.
Yellow Star Thistle Centaurea solstitialis: The plant you love to hate, it starts as an innocuous looking basal rosette of leaves and morphs into a spiny, tough, dominating weed that creates a fire hazard and interferes with vineyard operations.
Invasive Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius Invasive Scotch thistle Onopordum acanthium Invasive Spotted knapweed Centaurea maculosa Invasive and noxious Tree of heaven Ailanthus altissima Invasive Yellow star-thistle Centaurea solstitialis Invasive Yellow toadflax Linaria vulgaris Invasive TABLE 10-2 Seed Longevity of Some Weed Seeds NUMBER OF NAME SPECIES YEARS VIABLE Annual bluegrass Poa annua 100 Chickweed Cerastium spp.