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Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Yellow rabbitbrush)
Glase, Terry

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Hook.) Nutt.

Yellow Rabbitbrush, Green Rabbitbrush, Laceleaf Green Rabbitbrush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CHVI8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous , Puberulent
Leaf Margin: Undulate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Apiculate
Inflorescence: Head
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Loosely mounding, 4 to 60 inches tall.
Leaf: Linear to linear lanceolate, often spirally twisting. (Webref 13).
Fruit: Achenes long-hairy; pappus dull to brownish-white. (Webref 13).
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NE , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Dry open slopes, grasslands, shrublands and open forest in the steppe and lower montane zones. (Webref 13).

Web Reference

Webref 13 - E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca] (2013) E-Flora BC
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-06-21
Research By: JAM

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