Definition of Madia elegans
1. Noun. California annual having red-brown spots near the base of its yellow flower rays.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Madia, Madia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madia Elegans
Literary usage of Madia elegans
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1. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"Madia elegans. — Elegant Madia. — A pretty annual, of recent introduction. The seeds should be planted in the border in May. If the plants can have a shady ..."
2. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Tarweed, Madia elegans. Torenia, Torenia spp. Six annuals for rocky places: Baby's Breath, Gypsophila elegans. Candytuft, Iberis spp. Catchfly. Silene spp. ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"About 4 species, Pacific border of US (a) M. Regans (Don) DC. (Madia elegans D. Don). California. Mignonette-vine. 1260. MADIA, Mol. 1782. Tar-weed, etc. ..."