Theodore Payne California Native Plant Database

Geraea viscida

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Species Name: Geraea viscida
Common Name: Sticky Geraea

A good butterfly plant for an informal area. Open and airy structure with sunny yellow flowers in spring. Goes dormant in summer.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2-3' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Upright, open
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: List 2.3
Distribution: Southern San Diego Co.
Natural Habitat: Openings in chaparral. Elevation: 1350-5100'


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