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Layia glandulosa (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.
White tidytips, Whitedaisy tidytips
Synonym(s): Layia glandulosa ssp. lutea
USDA Symbol: LAGL5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
White tidytips is a low, branched, pubescent annual, 4-16 in. high, with showy, many-petaled flowers. The pure white rays surround yellow disks and often fade rose-purple.
Birds eat the seeds of this species.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
, 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.
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff