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Chrysothamnus greenei

Chrysothamnus greenei (A. Gray) Greene

Greene's Rabbitbrush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysothamnus greenei ssp. filifolius, Chrysothamnus greenei var. filifolius, Ericameria filifolia

USDA Symbol: CHGR6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: No ray florets present, only disc florets.


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , UT , WY

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


Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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