[The Knapweeds of Mt. Adams]

Meadow Knapweed

Centaurea pratensis

The photo above shows a close-up view of a flower head of meadow knapweed as seen along Kreps Lane, Conboy National Wildlife Refuge.....................June 18, 2006.

The photo above shows a a close-up sideview of the involucral bracts of meadow knapweed as seen along Kreps Lane at Conboy NWR...................June 18, 2006.

The flowerhead of meadow knapweed as seen along Kreps Lane, Conboy Lake NWR........................September 22, 2007.

Paul Slichter