Perityle emoryi

Perityle emoryi

Desert daisy

Previous scientific name(s): Perityle emoryi var. nuda

Drought tolerant; full sun. This annual is common on rocky slopes and cliffs from southern Arizona to southern California at 3,000 ft. or below. White daisy-like flowers bloom February to October; will grow to about 8 inches high.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 10 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
- 3,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Marginal
Moderately Fine: 
Not Adapted
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
19.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
3,222,700
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall