Calflora
Taxon  Report   10809    
Centromadia fitchii  (A. Gray) Greene
Spikeweed
Centromadia fitchii
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Centromadia fitchii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Centromadia fitchii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Centromadia fitchii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Centromadia fitchii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centromadia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Hemizonia fitchii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Hemizonia fitchii
More information about  Centromadia fitchii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEFI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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