Taxon  Report   5298 
Madia sativa  Molina
Chile tarweed,  Coast tarweed, Coastal tarweed

Madia sativa
© 2006 Neal Kramer
Madia sativa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Madia sativa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Madia
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Madia capitata
PLANTS: Madia sativa ssp. capitata
PLANTS: Madia sativa var. congesta
 More information about  Madia sativa
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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