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Granite Mtn - Tr 308 - SS

Yavapai County Native & Naturalized Plants

Layia glandulosa - whitedaisy tidytips

Other Common Names: white layia
Plant Form: Forb

Family: Asteraceae

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Forb Plant Description

Origin: Native   Life Cycle: Annual
General Desc: Has eract stems with showy, multi-petaled flowers and low hairy branches and leaves.
Height: 18 inches


Habitat Description: Desert washes, dry slopes and mesas in gravelly or sandy soils.
Plant Communities: Desert Scrub, Interior Chaparral, Semidesert Grasslands, Pinyon Juniper Woodland
Elevation: Below 5000 feet

Flower Characteristics

Color: White and yellow     Shape: Daisy or Dandelion-like not in clusters     Tubular: N     Flowering Period: Feb - Apr
Description: Has about 8 white ray flowers tipped with 3 unequal teeth and 2 notches. Disk flowers are yellow. Inflorescence at terminal heads. Up to 1-1/2 inches wide. Has a base of green, hairy, glandular bracts.

Leaf and Stem Characteristics

Leaf Color: Green     Leaf Type: Simple     Leaf Shape: Narrow     Leaf Margin: Smooth     Leaf Attachment: Basal and alternate     Leaves Clasp: N
Hairs: Leaves and stems     Spines: N
Leaf Description: Stem leaves are narrow with sticky hairs. Basal leaves have 1 to 5 pairs of short lobes. To 3 inches long.

Fruit and Seed Characteristics

Fruit Color: White   
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit Notes: A disk or tuft of 10 to 15 slender, linear bristles, 1/10 to 1/5 inch long. Feathery and woolly on inner surface but has a rough surface above.

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