Height:6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Spacing:6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Danger:Unknown - Tell us
Bloom Color:Bright Yellow
Bloom Time:Mid Spring
Other details:Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Soil pH requirements:6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Patent Information:Unknown - Tell us
Propagation Methods:From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting:Unknown - Tell us
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Another common name for this plant is Checker fiddleneck.
It likes dry sandy or gravelly places up to altitudes of 6000' and both woodlands and deserts. It is a very widespread, common plant. The prickly plant "hairs" can cause irritation to the skin.
It blooms March to June.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
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