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Last updated 11/25/2008 by David Giblin.
Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl.[FNA21, HC, HC2]
common madia, autumn showy tarweed

Publication: Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 17: plate 1458. 1831.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA21: "Madia elegans occurs widely in California outside the deserts and in southwestern Oregon and locally in western Nevada and Washington. It is unusually variable in morphology, ecology, and phenology. Molecular data have indicated that D. D. Keck's (1959) infraspecific taxonomy for M. elegans needs revision."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl. ssp. densiflora (Greene) D.D. Keck
Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl. ssp. elegans
Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl. ssp. vernalis D.D. Keck
Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl. var. densifolia (Greene) Jeps.[HC]
Madia elegans D. Don ex Lindl. var. elegans[HC]