July Brings New Wildflowers #2, Purple

The next two plants are examples of extremely noxious weeds that have deceivingly attractive flowers. Spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe) The Minnesota Wildflower website does not mince words about the non-native spotted knapweed, “I hate this plant”! And, with justification; it contains chemicals that poison the soil for native plants. It is on Minnesota’s prohibited/control weed […]