Taxon  Report   4636    
Layia chrysanthemoides  (DC.) A. Gray
Smooth tidy tips,  Smooth tidytips
Layia chrysanthemoides
© 2010 Dr. K S Goh
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Layia chrysanthemoides
© 2002 James B. Gratiot
Layia chrysanthemoides
© 2005 Erin McDermott
Layia chrysanthemoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Layia chrysanthemoides
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Layia
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Layia chrysanthemoides ssp. maritima
More information about  Layia chrysanthemoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).