Calflora
Taxon  Report   8898    
Centromadia pungens  (Hook. & Arn.) Greene  ssp. laevis  (D. D. Keck) B. G. Baldwin
Smooth tarplant
Centromadia pungens ssp. laevis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Centromadia
Parent: Centromadia pungens

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

Habitat: riparian, meadows, playas

Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Alkali Sink, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Hemizonia pungens ssp. laevis
PLANTS: Hemizonia laevis
More information about  Centromadia pungens ssp. laevis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEPUL)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   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: Sep 22, 2019).