Taxon  Report   4646    
Layia pentachaeta  A. Gray
Sierra tidy tips,  Sierra tidytips
Layia pentachaeta
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Layia pentachaeta
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Layia pentachaeta
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Layia pentachaeta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Layia pentachaeta
© 2008 Dee E. Warenycia
Genus: Layia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Layia pentachaeta
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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website references from Google

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 18, 2019).