Latin name: Acroptilon repens (L.) DC.
  Pronunciation:
a-KROP-ti-lon REE-pens
  Common name: Russian knapweed
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Fields, roads, grasslands, cultivated
  ground, to 6000', native to central Asia

  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Acroptilon
  2) repens
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