Mountain Tarweed (Madia glomerata)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Mountain Tarweed
Madia glomerata
Compositae

The dried herb has been burnt as an incense[257].

  • Medicinal Use

    An infusion of the leaves and stems has been used as a herb bath in the treatment of venereal disease[257].

  • Edible Use

    Seed – raw or cooked[257]. Rich in oil, it can be ground into a powder and eaten dry[61, 105, 161].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow in mid spring in situ and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within a couple of weeks.
Succeeds in any good garden soil[1]. Prefers a deep open sharply drained soil in a sunny position[200]. The flowers open in the morning or evening, closing when exposed to bright sunlight[200].
Western N. America – British Columbia to Saskatchewan, south to California.

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