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Layia glandulosa

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Species Name: Layia glandulosa
Common Name: White Tidy Tips

A spring annual with white daisy-like flowers on top of long stalks. Seeds germinate with winter rain and need no supplemental water. If transplanted from seedlings, plants should be watered occasionally.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Annual
Height by Width: 1' H x 6 in. W
Growth Habit: Tall, upright
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Distribution: High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, s Sierra Nevada Foothills (rare), Tehachapi Mountain Area, San Joaquin Valley, Central Western California, Southwestern California (except Channel Islands), Great Basin Floristic Province, Desert. Found outside California in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and New Mexico
Natural Habitat: Open, sandy soils to 7,800


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