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Chrysothamnus baileyi

Chrysothamnus baileyi Woot. & Standl.

Bailey's Rabbitbrush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysothamnus pulchellus ssp. baileyi, Chrysothamnus pulchellus var. baileyi, Ericameria pulchella ssp. baileyi

USDA Symbol: CHBA11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblong
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Ciliate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: 2570 cm. (3).
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Flowers yellowish tan, 912 mm. (Webref 3).

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , KS , NM , OK , TX , UT
Native Distribution: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, and Chihuahua, Mexico.
Native Habitat: Open high plains, especially in sandy sites. (Webref 3).

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerant: yes

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chrysothamnus baileyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chrysothamnus baileyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chrysothamnus baileyi

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-09-17
Research By: WMWW

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