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Centromadia pungens
common spikeweed Aster Family
Centromadia pungens Asteraceae
common names
  common spikeweed
  common tarweed
accepted scientific name
  Centromadia pungens (Hook. & Arn.) Greene
rules for finding collection records
  Centromadia pungens (933)
  Hemizonia pungens (529)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .4 to .6 inches
Number of ray petals: 11 to 26
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 2nd week of November

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (89)
R.L.Carr (18)
G.D.Carr (16)
Tony Valois NPS (6)
Wikimedia Commons (4)
Cal Photos (4)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (1)
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Salt Marsh
Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present

Invasive in some regions.
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