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Ericameria bloomeri
rabbitbush heath goldenrod, rabbitbrush goldenweed
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Distribution: Southern British Columbia and northeast Washington, south in the Cascades and the mountains of eastern Oregon to California.

Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes and open woods, from the foothills to moderate elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: July - September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Branching shrub 2-6 dm. tall, with brittle twigs.

Leaves:

Leaves numerous, linear, 2-6 cm. long and 0.5-4 mm. wide, straight or twisted.

Flowers:

Heads clustered at the ends of twigs, the inflorescence elongate; involucre 7-11 mm high, narrow and imbricate; rays 1-5, sometimes wanting, 6-12 mm. long, yellow; disk flowers 4-12, 7-11 mm. long, yellow.

Fruits:

Achenes elongate.

Accepted Name:
Ericameria bloomeri (A. Gray) J.F. Macbr.
Publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 56: 36. 1918.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Haplopappus bloomeri A. Gray [HC]
Haplopappus bloomeri A. Gray var. angustatus A. Gray
Haplopappus bloomeri A. Gray var. bloomeri
Haplopappus bloomeri A. Gray var. sonnei Greene
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ericameria bloomeri in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Ericameria bloomeri checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ericameria bloomeri atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ericameria bloomeri photos.

USDA Plants: Ericameria bloomeri information.

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