Tarweed
Tarweed Tar"weed`, n. (Bot.) A name given to several resinous-glandular composite plants of California, esp. to the species of {Grindelia}, {Hemizonia}, and {Madia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tarweed — *The word tarweed may apply to plants of many genera in the sunflower family, including:* Blepharizonia :* Centromadia :* Deinandra :* Hemizonella :* Hemizonia :* Holocarpha :* Madia *The word tarweed may also apply to Cuphea viscosissima in the… …   Wikipedia

  • tarweed — noun 1. any of various resinous glandular plants of the genus Madia; of western North and South America • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑melosa, ↑Chile tarweed, ↑madia oil plant, ↑Madia sativa …   Useful english dictionary

  • tarweed — /tahr weed /, n. any of several resinous or gummy, composite plants of the genus Grindelia, having solitary flower heads. [1865 70, Amer.; TAR1 + WEED1] * * * ▪ plant  any sticky, hairy plant of the genus Madia of the family Asteraceae,… …   Universalium

  • tarweed — noun Any of various American flowering plants that have sticky leaves …   Wiktionary

  • Santa Cruz Tarweed — Taxobox name = Santa Cruz Tarweed regnum = Plantae phylum = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Holocarpha species = H. macradenia species authority = (DC.) Greene, 1897 binomial = Holocarpha… …   Wikipedia

  • Chilean tarweed — sėjamoji madija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Madia sativa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Madia sativa angl. Chilean tarweed; coast tarweed; madia oil plant vok. Ölmadie; Madie pranc …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • coast tarweed — sėjamoji madija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Madia sativa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Madia sativa angl. Chilean tarweed; coast tarweed; madia oil plant vok. Ölmadie; Madie pranc …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Chile tarweed — noun South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil • Syn: ↑melosa, ↑madia oil plant, ↑Madia sativa • Hypernyms: ↑tarweed • Substance Meronyms: ↑madia oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • common tarweed — noun California annual having red brown spots near the base of its yellow flower rays • Syn: ↑common madia, ↑Madia elegans • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Madia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow tarweed — noun : a sticky annual California herb (Hemizonia virgata) of the family Compositae with crowded small leaves and axillary yellow flower heads …   Useful english dictionary

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