Scabiosa atropurpurea (=Sixalix atropurpurea)
mourningbride, pincushion flower, mournful widow, sweet scabious
Disturbed/Waste Areas, Cropland/Pasture
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
AR, KS, MO, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Can form monocultures. A serious threat to the globally rare blackland prairie. Mowing leads to the persistence and spread of this species.