Asteraceae
Ericameria viscidiflora

Laceleaf Green Rabbitbrush

Shrub with some hairs on stems and leaves. Stems upright and brittle, white below, green above. Leaves pale green, very narrow to slightly oblong, flat or twisted. Disk flowers 3–13, bright yellow, in tight sticky heads extending well above leaves. Grows in dry rocky soils of much of the west above 3000 ft. Subsp. lanceolata, with bristly hairs under flower head, has lance-shaped leaves rough-haired on underside.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: to 60 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Steens, Wallowas, East Gorge
  • Native: Yes