Asteraceae
Ericameria bloomeri

Rabbitbush Goldenweed

Shrubby, with erect new growth, hairless to slightly woolly or with glands. Leaves thread-like, to 1–3 in., with pointed tip. Flower heads crowded at stem tips. Flower head has 1–5 ray flowers to 1/2 in. long, 4–13 disk flowers. Grows in open gravelly or rocky places in conifer forests at mid to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 8--24 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes