Skip to content
Centaurea cyanus L., it is an annual plant growing to 40–90 cm tall, with grey-green branched stems. The leaves are lanceolate and 1–4 cm long., Life Form: Th, Flowering in: ——,   Vern:——-, Phytochoria: MED, The native range of this species is Central & E. Medit.,  Notes: Invasive Species, noxious weed, It is has environmental uses and as a medicine.

For more information:,,,,,


Distribution in Libya
Benghazi Plain
Qaminas area, Ajdabia region 2006


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
Al-Maghrabi A.S.S.(2006) Study of the vegetation and seed bank of the zone of Ghaminis and Agedabia (Slouk plain), Master of Science Thesis, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Academy of Graduated Studies, Benghazi Branch, Libya, 2006. (In Arabic)