Other WildflowerCentaurium erythraea

Common Centaury at Garran, ACT

2 images

Centaurium erythraea at Garran, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Centaurium erythraea at Garran, ACT - 16 Dec 2017
Centaurium erythraea at Garran, ACT - 16 Dec 2017

Identification history

Other Wildflower Centaurium erythraea 16 Dec 2017 MichaelMulvaney1.1K
Other Wildflower Centaurium tenuiflorum 16 Dec 2017 BettyDonWood756
Other Wildflower Centaurium erythraea 16 Dec 2017 Mike2.2K

3 comments

BettyDonWood756 wrote:
   16 Dec 2017
It does not appear to have a definite basal rosette, which erythraea has. How long are the free lobes of the flowers? erythraea - 5-6 mm long; tenuiflorum - 3-5 mm long.
Mike2.2K wrote:
   16 Dec 2017
I thought the second photo showed a basal rosette (when I looked on the small screen). I will see if I have another photo.
MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   16 Dec 2017
Thanks Mike great to get a photo showing the leaves at the base of the stem a key feature to Id the Centaurium genus.

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