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 is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Madia
Habitat: slopes

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Madia gracilis ssp. collina
JEF + PLANTS: Madia gracilis ssp. pilosa
PLANTS: Madia dissitiflora
More information about  Madia gracilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).