Cornflower

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Centaurea cyanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Centaurea
Species: C. cyanus
Binomial name
Centaurea cyanus
L.

The Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) also called Bachelor's button, Basket flower, and Boutonniere flower is a small flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It originated in Europe, but has been taken to many other places like Australia. It gives flowers once a year.

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