Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) G.L. Nesom
Rose heath, Rose-heath
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Aster arenosus, Aster ericaefolius, Aster hirtifolius, Aster leucelene, Inula ericoides, Leucelene ericoides
USDA Symbol: CHER2
Diminutive; from woody base, spreading underground stem; stems, leaves somewhat glandular, hairy.
The species name ericoides means heath-like and refers to this plants leaves.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: May bloom March to August.
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , CO , KS , NE , NM , NV , OK , TX , UT , WY
Native Distribution: Southwestern quadrant of the United States from California east to Texas and Nebraska; also Mexico.
Native Habitat: Rocky areas, Blackbrush to pinyon-juniper woods, southern deserts.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Chaetopappa ericoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chaetopappa ericoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chaetopappa ericoides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff