Taxon  Report   9793 
Centromadia pungens  (Hook. & Arn.) Greene
Common spikeweed,  Common tarweed
Centromadia pungens
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Centromadia pungens
© 2008 Benjamin Smith
Centromadia pungens
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Centromadia pungens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Centromadia pungens
© 2009 John Dittes
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Hemizonia pungens
More information about  Centromadia pungens
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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