Definition of Madia elegans

1. Noun. California annual having red-brown spots near the base of its yellow flower rays.

Exact synonyms: Common Madia, Common Tarweed
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Madia, Madia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madia Elegans

Madeira cakes
Madeira sponge
Madeira winter cherry
Madeiran
Madeiras
Madeleine
Madeline
Madelung's deformity
Madelung's disease
Madelung's neck
Madelung constant
Madelyn
Madge
Madhya Pradesh
Madhyamika
Madia elegans (current term)
Madia sativa
Madidi titi monkey
Madidi titi monkeys
Madison
Madison Avenue
Madisons
Madiun
Madlener operation
Madonna
Madonna Louise Ciccone
Madonna lily
Madonnawise
Madras
Madrid

Literary usage of Madia elegans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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