Madia citriodora

Lemon Scented Tarweed

Erect stem, lemon-scented. Bristles or soft hairs on lower part of stem. Upper stem has hairs tipped with glands. Leaves on stalks, hairy with black glands on upper surface. Flower heads openly clustered with 5–12 greenish yellow ray flowers surrounding black-anthered yellow disk flowers. Grows in scattered areas on dry soils. Can be confused with Lagophylla ramosissima.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 6--16 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Meadow, Shrub-Steppe
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  • Native: Yes

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