Viguiera parishii Greene
Parish's Goldeneye, Shrubby Goldeneye, Nevada Goldeneye
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Viguiera deltoidea var. parishii
USDA Symbol: VIPA14
Shrubby goldeneye is a rounded, multi-branched, perennial sub-shrub to 2 ft. tall. Stems are densely covered with sharp, stiff hairs and tuber-like projections. Solitary or small-clustered flower heads occur on long stems projecting from the branch tips. The yellow, radiate flowers are 2 in. across.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NV
Native Distribution: S. CA, s. NV & AZ
Native Habitat: Dry mesas; rocky slopes; to 3500 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Various dry soils.
Conditions Comments: This plant is used for revegetation, bank stabilization, and erosion control.
PropagationDescription: Sow seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: No treatment necessary.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
BibliographyBibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Viguiera parishii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viguiera parishii in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff