Calflora
Taxon  Report   9793    
Centromadia pungens  (Hook. & Arn.) Greene
Common spikeweed,  Common tarweed
Centromadia pungens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centromadia
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Hemizonia pungens
More information about  Centromadia pungens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEPU14)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).