Taxon  Report   4644    
Layia leucopappa  D. D. Keck
Comanche point layia,  Comanche point tidytips
Layia leucopappa
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Layia leucopappa
© 2018 Richard Spjut
Layia leucopappa
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Layia leucopappa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Layia leucopappa
© 2018 Richard Spjut
Genus: Layia
Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Layia leucopappa
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 20, 2019).