Taxon  Report   4099    
Hemizonia pungens  (Hook. & Arn.) Torr. & A. Gray  ssp. pungens   
(no longer an active name)
Common tarweed
Hemizonia pungens ssp. pungens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Genus: Hemizonia
Parent: Hemizonia pungens

Communities: wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Centromadia pungens ssp. pungens

NOTE: Hemizonia pungens ssp. pungens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Hemizonia pungens ssp. pungens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Aug 12, 2020).