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Thymophylla pentachaeta

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Species Name: Thymophylla pentachaeta
Common Name: Five-needle Pricklyleaf

Bright yellow daisy-like flowers. Garden care or dry areas.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2'h x 1-2'w
Growth Habit: Shrub-like
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun or partial sun
Soil Preference: Sand or gravelly
Water Requirements: Semi-dry to Semi-moist
Cold Hardy to: To 6,000'
Flower Season: April to June
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: San Jacinto Mountains and e Mojave Desert. Found outside California to Texas, n Mexico; also in s S.America
Natural Habitat: Dry roadsides, gravelly slopes

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