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Genus / Species:Madia elegans ssp. vernalis
Notes:Hairy leaves and stems are very sticky and give off a tar odor. Field of solid yellow can be seen in the morning when the rays open, as the day progresses they will close up leaving a field of green. Ten some species are found in California and Southern Oregon.

Kenneth Denman Wildlife Management Area - - - June 3, 2011

Guide:National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers - Western Region by Spellenberg / Peterson Field Guides Pacific States Wildflowers by Niehaus & Ripper / Northwest Weeds by Taylor / Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Pojar & MacKinnon