Madia sativa

Madia sativa

coast tarweed



  • Annual about 8 inches to a foot tall grows in poor rocky soil
  • Common in grassy fields and on disturbed areas
  • Likes plenty of sunshine
  • Needs no watering during the dry summer
  • The plant is sticky with a strong odor
  • Yellow blooms in summer producing plenty of seeds
  • Found in Molate, Flatlands, Bay hills, Hamilton and Valley sections also reported in Diablo section

Orinda, Pt. Molate


4 inch

sun Full Sun
flower color Yellow

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