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Tidytips, Layia glandulosa.

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Tidytips, Layia glandulosa. Also called: White Layia, White Tidytips, Whitedaisy, & Whitedaisy Tidytips. Arizona Wild Flowers. Pictures, Photos, Images, Descriptions, Information, Reviews.
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Tidytips, Layia glandulosa. Also called: White Layia, White Tidytips, Whitedaisy, & Whitedaisy Tidytips. Arizona Wild Flowers. Pictures, Photos, Images, Descriptions, Information, Reviews.Tidytips, Layia glandulosa. Also called: White Layia, White Tidytips, Whitedaisy, & Whitedaisy Tidytips. Arizona Wild Flowers. Pictures, Photos, Images, Descriptions, Information, Reviews.
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Tidytips.
Layia glandulosa, Aster or Sunflower Family also known as the Composite Family: ( Compositae ), Tidytips; Also called: White Layia, White Tidytips, Whitedaisy, & Whitedaisy Tidytips.

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Layia glandulosa is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to Baja California to Utah, where it is common in several different habitat types.

Tidytips is an annual herb producing an erect stem to a maximum height just over 18 inches. The stem and foliage are dotted with dark glandular hairs and the plant sometimes is scented.

The thin leaves are linear to oval-shaped, with the lower ones often lobed and approaching 10 centimeters in maximum length.

The flower head has a base of green, hairy, glandular phyllaries. The face is fringed with ray florets which are usually white, but sometimes yellow

There is only one species of glandulosa in Arizona.


Quick Notes:

Height: Up To 18 inches tall.

Flowers: White ray flowers tipped with three equal sized teeth. Yellow disk in the center, terminal flowers.

Flowering Time: February - April.

Leaves: Green, narrow with sticky hairs on the leaves. Basal leaves with 1 - 5 pairs of short lobes.

Found: Native to the USA (AZ, CA, ID, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA). Native to Canada (BC); and northern Sonora, & Baja California, in Mexico.

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Elevation: 0 - 7,800 Feet.

Habitat: Growing on sandy and gravelly soils or hillsides, deserts, desert washes, dry slopes, and mesas to 7,800 feet (in California).

Miscellaneous: Flowering Photos Taken April 29, 2003. Near Wickenburg, Arizona.

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