Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Flowers: The outer part of this 1″ daisy-like flower is covered in a sticky substance.
Leaves: The oblong, toothed leaves are 1″-2.5″ long.
This plant is attractive to native bees. Flowers are very showy and makes a good restoration plant!
Medicinal Uses: The sticky resin has a menthol scent and has been used as a bronchitis and asthma treatment. It was also used to treat wounds and to treat Poison Ivy rash.
Food Uses: Unpalatable to livestock!
Other Uses: The flowers were once ground and added to cigarettes to relieve asthma.
Other Names: Gumweed, Curly-Cup Gumweed