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.