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Common Name: Yellowray Goldfields
Lasthenia glabrata is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It has uses.
South-western N. America - California.
Heavy soils, vernal pools, low alkaline fields, hillsides etc, especially in grassland and alkaline marshes, to 1300 metres[
An easily grown plant, succeeding in any well-drained soil, including nutritionally poor ones[
]. It prefers a sunny position[
]. Another report says that it requires a moderately good garden soil and a warm sheltered position[
An annual plant, germinating in the autumn and growing through the winter in California[
A second flowering can be obtained from plants if they are trimmed back after flowering and before setting seed[
Seed - sow early to mid spring in situ[
Seed can also be sown in situ in early to mid autumn but this sowing will normally require some protection from winter cold[