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Ericameria greenei
Greene's goldenweed, Greene's heath goldenweed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascade crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to Idaho.

Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes and open forests from middle elevations to the subalpine.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Small branching shrub, 10-30 cm. tall. Twigs initially green turning red to brown.


Leaves numerous, oblanceolate to spatulate, 1.5-3.5 cm. long and 2-7 mm. wide, straight.


Heads clustered at the ends of twigs; involucre narrow, 8-12 mm. high, its narrow bracts sub-equal, nearly green throughout; rays 1-7, 8-15 mm. long, yellow; disk flowers 7-20, 7.5-11 mm. long, yellow.


Achenes elongate, flattened, about 2 mm. long with white, bristly pappus.

Accepted Name:
Ericameria greenei (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom
Publication: Phytologia. 68: 153. 1990.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Haplopappus bloomeri A. Gray var. greenei (A. Gray) Cronquist
Haplopappus greenei A. Gray [HC]
Haplopappus greenei A. Gray var. greenei
Haplopappus greenei A. Gray var. mollis A. Gray
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Ericameria greenei checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ericameria greenei atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ericameria greenei photos.

USDA Plants: Ericameria greenei information.

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