Definition of Layia platyglossa

1. Noun. California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white.

Exact synonyms: Tidy Tips, Tidytips
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Layia, Layia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Layia Platyglossa

Lawrence George Durrell
Lawrence Peter Berra
Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrenson
Lawrentian
Lawrie
Laws
Lawson
Lawson's cedar
Lawson's cypress
Lawson criterion
Lawton
Laxmana
Laxmi
Layia
Layia platyglossa (current term)
Layla
Laysan
Laysan duck
Laysan ducks
Layton
Laz
Lazarist
Lazarists
Lazarus
Lazarused
Lazaruses
Lazarusing
Lazio
Lazlow

Literary usage of Layia platyglossa

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1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Layia platyglossa, Gray. Composite Family. Stems.—A foot or so high; loosely branching. ... It has not the clean, natty appearance of Layia platyglossa; ..."

2. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"(Layia platyglossa Gray.) ramento and San Joaquín Valleys. Apr.-May. Valleys and plains, common in the Coast Ranges and in the ..."

3. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"Layia platyglossa, A. Gray. Achene obovate or spathulate, ribbed and covered with numerous hairs ; pappus short ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"The great yellow daisy-like Layia platyglossa, with its ray-florets tipped with cream-color, from which it has earned the name of " tidy-tips," is to be ..."

5. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"Of the Compositae mentioned in the Supplement to Chapter IX, the tidy-tips, Layia platyglossa, Gray, is nearly related to the sunflower and has the same ..."

6. California of the South: Its Physical Geography, Climate, Resources, Routes by Walter Lindley, Joseph Pomeroy Widney (1888)
"... through the months of March, April, and May, plants of Layia platyglossa are scattered over the ground ..."

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