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tarweed Syllabification: tar·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈtärwēd/

Definition of tarweed in English:


Any of a number of American plants of the daisy family with sticky leaves and heavy scent.
  • Madia, Grindelia, Hemizonia, and related genera, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • A good example would again be the Hemizonias, some of which have been called tarweeds and some tarplants.
  • Pods are deposited close to the basal growth of forbs such as tarweeds and Russian thistle.
  • These techniques can greatly reduce a population of tarweed, leaving very few plants to flower and set seed.
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