[Tarweeds of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed

Madia citriodora

Flower head of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora

Close-up of the flower head of lemon-scented tarweed as seen in the Labyrinth, central Columbia River Gorge..........May 5, 2010.

Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora - Involucre of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora - Stem leaves of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora

What appears to be lemon-scented tarweed beginning to bloom amongst the oaks along the first half mile of the School Canyon Trail #468, Badger Creek Wilderness.........May 10, 2015.

Flower head of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora - Involucral bracts of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora

Stem leaf of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora - Stem leaves and glandular-hairy stem of Lemon-scented Madia, Lemon Tarweed, Lemon-scented Tarplant, Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora

Additional photos of lemon-scented tarweed as seen in weedy grasslands in the Labyrinth, central Columbia River Gorge...........May 5, 2010. Slender tarweed (Madia gracilis) is similar in appearance but can be identified by the numerous gland-tipped hairs on the upper stem and involucral bracts and the fewer long hairs at those two locations.

Paul Slichter