Ericameria nauseosa var. arenaria

(L. C. Anderson) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird

Phytologia 75: 85. 1993

Common names: Sand rabbitbrush
Synonyms: Chrysothamnus nauseosus var. arenarius (L. C. Anderson) S. L. Welsh
Basionyms: Chrysothamnus nauseosus subsp. arenarius L. C. Anderson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 64. Mentioned on page 63.
Plants 70–120 cm. Stems grayish green, moderately leafy, moderately compactly tomentose. Leaves grayish green; blades 1-nerved, linear, 40–75 × 0.8–1.1 mm, faces tomentose. Involucres 16–19 mm. Phyllaries (19–)22–27 (in strongly vertical ranks), apices ± recurved, cuspidate-aristate, abaxial faces glabrous or glabrescent. Corollas 12–14.2 mm, tubes glabrous, lobes 1.2–2 mm, glabrous; style appendages longer than stigmatic portions. Cypselae hairy; pappi 9.6–12.7 mm. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Sandhills and sandstone cliffs
Elevation: 1500–2000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Utah.

Discussion

References

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Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.