[Tarweeds: The Genus Madia East of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed

Madia sativa

Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa

Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed: Madia sativa (Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa)

A close-up view of a flower head of chilean tarweed as seen on Bickleton Ridge in the Bickleton Ridge Unit of the Klickitat Wildlife Area..........June 17, 2017.

Involucral bracts of Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed: Madia sativa (Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa)

Close-up of the involucre of slender tarweed as seen on Steptoe Butee in eastern Washington........June 22, 2009. Note the numerous spreading hairs interspersed with many gland-tipped hairs.

Inflorescence of Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed: Madia sativa (Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa) - Stem leaves of Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed: Madia sativa (Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa)

Close-ups of slender tarweed as seen on Steptoe Butee in eastern Washington..........June 22, 2009. Note the clustered heads in the center photo, a characteristic of this species.

Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed: Madia sativa (Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa) - Chilean Tarplant, Coast Tarweed: Madia sativa (Synonyms: Madia capitata, Madia sativa ssp. capitata, Madia sativa ssp. sativa, Madia sativa var. congesta, Madia sativa var. sativa)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the flower head of coast tarweed. Photographed on Zumwalt Prairie to the northeast of Enterprise, OR..........July 9, 2007. Note the numerous long, spreading hairs and numerous yellowish glands.

Paul Slichter