Rayjacksonia phyllocephala (Camphor Daisy)

Rayjacksonia phyllocephala, commonly known as Camphor Daisy, is a member of the Asteracea family and is native to several states in the United States, including Texas. This hardy plant is also found in Colorado, Florida, and Louisiana.

Camphor Daisy is a small plant that typically grows up to two feet tall and has a spreading growth habit. The leaves of this plant are thin and feathery, and the flowers are small and yellow. This plant is known for its pleasant scent, which is reminiscent of camphor or menthol.

Rayjacksonia phyllocephala Information

Common NamesCamphor Daisy
Native to USACO, FL, LA, TX
SizeUp to 3′ tall

In Texas, Rayjacksonia phyllocephala is commonly seen in meadows, pastures, and along roadsides. It is a tough plant that can grow in a range of soil types and growing conditions. Gardeners looking to add a touch of bright yellow color to their landscape may consider Camphor Daisy as a low-maintenance option.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Rayjacksonia phyllocephala edible?

This plant is not typically cultivated for its edible properties, and there are no reports of its use in cooking or as a food source so it should be avoided!

Is Rayjacksonia phyllocephala an invasive species of plant?

Rayjacksonia phyllocephala is not considered an invasive species in Texas. While it is a hardy plant that can tolerate a range of growing conditions, it is not known to spread aggressively or outcompete native plant species.