Layia glandulosa

White layia

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   medium, 1 - 2 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low - medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   good as ground cover
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   258,400
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Layia glandulosa

Common Name:White layia

Layia glandulosa, a angiosperm, is a annual herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, many plant communities,

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Alpine, ContraCosta, Fresno, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tulare, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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