Low-growing annual with yellow flowers, very showy when massed, excellent butterfly flower for adult butterflies. Grows in open, sandy areas. Appropriate for unwatered native gardens, or for ecological restoration. Lovely California wildflower. CA-FP, nBaja, CA. Grows in coastal sage scrub, coastal strand, Oak woodland, and chaparral, plant communities.
Chaenactis glabriuscula tolerates sand.
Chaenactis glabriuscula is great for a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Chaenactis glabriuscula is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Chaenactis glabriuscula has color yellow.
Communities for Chaenactis glabriuscula:Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland and Central Oak Woodland.