A very showy yellow-white annual composite that grows to six inches tall and a foot across. The flowers look a great deal like Gazanias. Mixed with poppies and Lupines it is so cheerful in early summer. It seems to prefer clay to loam soils. From Mendocino to L.A.
Layia platyglossa tolerates seaside conditions and clay.
Foliage of Layia platyglossa is na.
Flower of Layia platyglossa has color yellow.
Communities for Layia platyglossa:Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Sage Scrub and Coastal Prairie.