Taxon  Report   9544 
Centromadia pungens  (Hook. & Arn.) Greene  ssp. pungens 
Common tarweed
Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Centromadia
Parent Record Centromadia pungens
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Hemizonia pungens ssp. pungens
PLANTS: Hemizonia pungens
TJM2: Centromadia pungens ssp. maritima
TJM2: Centromadia pungens ssp. septentrionalis
TJM2: Hemizonia pungens ssp. maritima
TJM2: Hemizonia pungens ssp. septentrionalis
More information about  Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 18, 2018).

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