Layia glandulosa (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.
White tidytips, Whitedaisy tidytips
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Layia glandulosa ssp. lutea
USDA Symbol: LAGL5
Birds eat the seeds of this species.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , ID , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA
Native Distribution: S. B.C. to s.w. ID, s. to NM, AZ & Baja
Native Habitat: Dry slopes; mesas
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Lean soil is necessary to encourage flowering and keep plants from becoming leggy.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Broadcast seed in fall or early spring. Seeds have temperature-related afterripening and also requrie light for germination.
Seed Collection: Bear in mind that birds will devour the seeds quickly upon maturity.
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Layia glandulosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Layia glandulosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Layia glandulosa
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff