Layia gaillardioides facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLayia gaillardioides
(Hook. & Arn.) DC.
Layia gaillardioides is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name woodland tidytips.
This is an aromatic annual herb producing an erect stem up to a meter-3 feet tall coated in dark glandular hairs. The leaves are linear or lance-shaped, and the lower ones are lobed or toothed and approach 10 centimeters in maximum length.
The flower head has a nearly rounded base of fuzzy green phyllaries. It opens into a face fringed with bright yellow ray florets which are sometimes tipped with white, and a center of disc florets with purple anthers. The fruit is an achene; fruits on the disc florets often have a thick pappus of white or brown bristles.
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