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Niles' Harmonia
Harmonia doris-nilesiae
About Niles' Harmonia (Harmonia doris-nilesiae) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Harmonia doris-nilesiae is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names serpentine tarweed and Niles' madia. This plant was first described to science in 1985, when it was named Madia doris-nilesiae after the California botanist and teacher Doris Niles. It and several others were moved to the new genus Harmonia in 1999. Harmonia doris-nilesiae is endemic to the southern Klamath Mountains of far northern California, where it grows in serpentine soils.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 37.7" - 80.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.91" - 1.70", Coldest Month: 36.2" - 41.0", Hottest Month: 59.9" - 68.7", Humidity: 0.39" - 20.10", Elevation: 2371" - 5479"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Niles' Madia, Serpentine Tarweed

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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