Star Thistles Intro
A total of 20 Centaurea species thrive in Jordan. They are generally characterized by composite flower heads made up of tubular disk florets, held by an involucre of spiny bracts (modified leaves subtending the flower head). The flowers of most species are yellow. Some are pink, white, or blue.
Widespread in cultivated and wild fields all over Jordan, including the highlands and deserts.
Spring and summer.