Coast Tarweed (Madia sativa)


Madia Sativa, or more commonly know as Coast Tarweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Madia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Madia Sativa or Coast Tarweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Madia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) HI (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE WSWS

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