Definition of tarweed in English:


Syllabification: tar·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈtärˌwēd


  • 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
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    • 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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