Iberian knapweed

Centaurea iberica

''Centaurea iberica'', the Iberian knapweed or Iberian star-thistle, is a species of ''Centaurea''. It is native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia. It is known elsewhere as an introduced species and a noxious weed.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderAsterales
FamilyAsteraceae
GenusCentaurea
SpeciesC. iberica