Cut-Leaved Daisy

Cut-Leaved Daisy are common in our area and are easily identified by their white and yellow flowers, distinct from other daisies by their highly dissected leaves.

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Description
Latin Name Erigeron compositus var. glabratus
Type Herb
Description Cut-Leaved Daisy are common in our area and are easily identified by their white and yellow flowers, distinct from other daisies by their highly dissected leaves.
Height and Spread Up to 25 cm tall. Under 30 cm spread.
Bloom Colour Yellow centres with white petals.
Bloom Months Blooms for a long period – from May to July.
Foliage Colour Light to dark green.
Seed Months Seeds after blooming from early to late summer.
Light and Water Generally grows in open areas. Grows in dry to moist climates.
Ethnobotany Information There is limited information on the ethnobotanical uses of Cut-Leaved Daisy, though it is noted that the Nlaka’pmx people used the plant dried and powdered for sores.
Wildlife Uses Cut-Leaved Daisy attracts bees, birds, and other pollinators due to its extended blooming time.
Garden Uses Cut-Leaved Daisy are a a beautiful native daisy that can be used in place of domestic varieties.
Facts While Cut-Leaved Daisies are commonly found at low elevation, they also grow on alpine and sub-alpine ridges.
Propagation Techniques Cut-Leaved Daisies can be propagated through directly seeding into soil.