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.
||Erigeron compositus var. glabratus
|Height and Spread
||Up to 25 cm tall.
||Under 30 cm spread.
||Yellow centres with white petals.
||Blooms for a long period – from May to July.
||Light to dark green.
||Seeds after blooming from early to late summer.
|Light and Water
||Generally grows in open areas.
||Grows in dry to moist climates.
||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.
||Cut-Leaved Daisy attracts bees, birds, and other pollinators due to its extended blooming time.
||Cut-Leaved Daisy are a a beautiful native daisy that can be used in place of domestic varieties.
||While Cut-Leaved Daisies are commonly found at low elevation, they also grow on alpine and sub-alpine ridges.
||Cut-Leaved Daisies can be propagated through directly seeding into soil.