Blackfoot daisy

Melampodium leucanthum

plant type:
subshrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
2000
Max elevation:
5000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Germination rate: 
Fast
Germination Requirements: 
moisture is needed for seeding and seed scarification helps

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Cold
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlPollinator habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Available from nurseries
NOTES:
deer and rabbit resistant; good in low fertility soil