Ericameria crispa

(L. C. Anderson) G. L. Neson

Phytologia 68: 152. 1990.

Common names: Crisped goldenbush
EndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Haplopappus crispus L. C. Anderson Great Basin Naturalist 43: 359, fig. 1. 1983
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 57. Mentioned on page 52.

Plants 20–40 cm. Stems erect, green when young, much branched, short-stipitate-glandular. Leaves erect to ascending; blades oblanceolate to spatulate, 15–30 × 3–8 mm, midnerves and 2 smaller collateral veins evident, (margins crisped) apices acute, often apiculate, faces short-stipitate-glandular, resinous. Heads usually in loose, paniculiform or congested, cymiform arrays, sometimes borne singly. Peduncles 5–40 mm (bracts 0–3, reduced, leaflike). Involucres campanulate, 12.5–15 × 5–9 mm. Phyllaries 24–35 in 3–4 series, green to tan, ovate or lanceolate to elliptic, 8–12 × 1–2.5 mm, subequal, outer herbaceous to chartaceous, inner mostly chartaceous, midnerves slightly raised, evident entire length of bodies, (margins ciliate) apices acute to acuminate or cuspidate (outer), appendages slender (outer), abaxial faces glabrous. Ray florets 0. Disc florets 14–24; corollas 9.5–10.8 mm. Cypselae tan to reddish, elliptic, 6.5–8.5 mm, sparsely, evenly strigose; pappi usually off-white to brown, sometimes reddish, 8–9.5 mm. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: On open slopes of weathered soils, with manzanita, fir, pine
Elevation: 2400–3100 m


Of conservation concern.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Lowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts +  and Kurt M. Neubig +
(L. C. Anderson) G. L. Neson +
Haplopappus crispus +
Crisped goldenbush +
2400–3100 m +
On open slopes of weathered soils, with manzanita, fir, pine +
Flowering late summer–fall. +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Haplopappus sect. Asiris +, Haplopappus sect. Ericameria +, Haplopappus sect. Macronema +  and Haplopappus sect. Stenotopsis +
Ericameria crispa +
Ericameria +
species +