Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Xanthisma texanum DC.
Texas sleepy daisy, Sleepy daisy
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Texas seepy-daisy’s wand-like stems bear solitary,
terminal, aster-like flowers with long, lemon-yellow rays. Long, narrow, glossy leaves line the annual’s 1-3 ft. stems.
Blooms dont open until afternoon.
Image Gallery: 13 photo(s) available
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
AZ , NM , OK , TX Native Distribution:
OK & TX Native Habitat:
Dry, open, rangelands & stream banks USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
Soil Description: Sands or clays.