Bowie Hydro-mulcher® Erosion Products Fertilizer and Seed
524 South Hwy 156 Justin, TX 76247 • 940-648-2751

Native, cool-season perennial which can grow up to three feet tall. The plant produces a basal rosette of leaves that can grow eight inches long. Leaves are very deeply cleft or almost divided. Coarse hair can been found on both the leaves and stems of the plant. The vegetation remains green throughout the winter, and begins to flower in May. The flower head elongates during the spring months. Cutleaf daisy or Engelmann’s daisy flower heads are made up of yellow ray and disk flowers. They measure about one to two inches in diameter. During extreme heat, the petals of the plant fold downward.

Distribution Engelmann’s daisy is most commonly found throughout north central Texas and the Edward’s Plateau. It is also found as far north as South Dakota, as far west as Arizona, and as far east as Louisiana. Ideal soil types range from sandy loams to clay loams. Engelmann’s daisy does not seem to tolerate heavy clay soils, salinity, or deep sands. The plant has a deep tap root which makes it a hardy, drought tolerate species.

Uses

Wildlife: This species benefits wildlife in several ways. Deer and rabbits enjoy feeding on Engelmann’s daisy. It has high protein content and is available earlier in the year than warm season vegetation. Engelmann’s daisy also provides cover for small mammals and many species of birds.

Erosion Control: Engelmann’s daisy is commonly planted on slopes like roadsides and embankments to help reduce the potential of soil erosion. Used for waterfowl, who consume the seed.  Forage can be grazed

Grow Height

Cold Tolerance

Minimum
Rainfall

Planting Rate
Acre

1-3'

Low

24"

15 lbs.

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