Texas sleepy daisy, Yellow sleepy daisy, Star of Texas
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Texas sleepy 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
, TX Native Distribution:
Oklahoma and the western 2/3 of Texas, west through New Mexico to southeastern Arizona and south into Mexico Native Habitat:
Dry, open, rangelands & stream banks
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
Soil Description: Sands or clays.