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Northington, David K.
Chaetopappa ericoides (Torr.) G.L. Nesom
Rose heath, Rose-heath
Synonym(s): Aster arenosus, Aster ericaefolius, Aster hirtifolius, Aster leucelene, Inula ericoides, Leucelene ericoides
USDA Symbol: cher2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: May bloom March to August.
, 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.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff