Herb: Whitedaisy Tidytips
Latin name: Layia glandulosa
Synonyms: Blepharipappus glandulosus, Layia douglasii
Edible parts of Whitedaisy Tidytips:Seed. The seeds can be ground into a powder and used with other ground seeds in a mush or porridge.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Dry open places in deserts and foothills, especially in sandy soils.
Propagation of Whitedaisy Tidytips:Seed - sow March/April in a greenhouse. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and plant them out in early summer. Alternatively, if you have sufficient seed it is possible to sow in situ during April/May.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry open places in deserts and foothills, especially in sandy soils.
Medicinal use of Whitedaisy Tidytips:None known
Known hazards of Layia glandulosa:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.