Taxon  Report   5291    
Madia gracilis  (Sm.) D. D. Keck & J. C. Clausen ex Applegate
Grassy tarweed,   Gumweed madia,   Slender tarweed
Madia gracilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Madia

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSMadia dissitiflora
JEF + PLANTSMadia gracilis ssp. collina
JEF + PLANTSMadia gracilis ssp. pilosa
More information about  Madia gracilis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 10/19/2021).