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Whitedaisy Tidy Tips
Scientific Name: Layia glandulosa (Hook.) Hook. & Arn.
Synonym: Layia glandulosa ssp. lutea, Blepharipappus glandulosus
Family: Asteraceae
Whitedaisy Tidy Tips (Layia  glandulosa)
Layia glandulosa, Gary A. Monroe. Washoe Co., NV
Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Western USA (Arizona, California, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington), northwestern Mexico, Open sandy soils below 8000',

Growth Habits: Low, branched cool-season annual, 4 to 16 inches tall (10-40 cm); pubscent stem and leaves

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage, prefers sandy soils

Propagation: Seeds in autumn or spring

The genus is named after George Tradescent Lay, botanist on the ship the Blossom, in early 19th century.

Layia glandulosa,  Gary A. Monroe. Washoe Co., NV

Blooming Habits:
The Whitedaisy Tidy Tips bears daisy-like flowers, 0.6 to 1.6 inches in diameter (1.5-4 cm), with pure white rays (sometimes aging to rose) and a center of yellow disk flowers, in spring

Fruiting Habits:

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