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Xanthisma texanum


Texas sleepy daisy, Sleepy daisy


Asteraceae (Aster Family)



Xanthisma texanum (Texas sleepy daisy)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy
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.

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , OK , TX
Native Distribution: OK & TX
Native Habitat: Dry, open, rangelands & stream banks

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
Soil Description: Sands or clays.

Last Update: 2009-04-18