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Definition 1: any of various resinous glandular plants of the genus Madia; of western North and South America - [noun denoting plant]

(tarweed is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of tarweed ) South American herb with sticky glandular foliage; source of madia oil

(... is a member of tarweed) genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light

Definition 2: any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; often poisonous to livestock - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for tarweed in the sense of this definition

(tarweed is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of tarweed ) perennial gumweed of California and Baja California

(... is a kind of tarweed ) perennial gumweed of western and central North America

(... is a member of tarweed) large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America

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