Plant family: Asteraceae - Sunflower
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Alkali Sink, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Clay, Sand, Sandy Loam, Serpentine, Alkaline
Salt Tolerant, Tolerant of Clay Soil
This is a very hardy plant with really colorful flowers that resemble yellow daisy's. It received its name because of the milky white sticky substance covering the plant. It attracts butterflies as well as other native insects. It can even tolerate salty soil and deer don't affect it. Use where some bright color is needed in a coastal setting.
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