Ericameria nauseosa var. bigelovii

(A. Gray) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird

Phytologia75: 85. 1993

Common names: Bigelow’s rabbitbrush
Synonyms: Chrysothamnus nauseosus bigelovii
Basionyms: Linosyris bigelovii
Found in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 64. Mentioned on page 63.
Plants 15–120 cm. Stems whitish, nearly leafless at flowering, loosely tomentose. Leaves mostly grayish white; blades 1-nerved, filiform, 15–30 × 0.5–1 mm, faces tomentulose. Involucres 10.5–12.5 mm. Phyllaries 14–18(–25), apices erect, acute to acuminate, abaxial faces tomentulose. Corollas 9–11 mm, tubes glabrous or puberulent, lobes 0.8–1.5 mm, glabrous; style appendages longer than stigmatic portions. Cypselae glabrous; pappi 7.2–11 mm. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Dry slopes and mesas
Elevation: 1300–2200 m


Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., Utah.




AuthorLowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts + and Kurt M. Neubig +
BasionymLinosyris bigelovii +
Common nameBigelow’s rabbitbrush +
Elevation1300–2200 m +
HabitatDry slopes and mesas +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering late summer–fall. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymChrysothamnus nauseosus bigelovii +
Taxon nameEricameria nauseosa var. bigelovii +
Taxon parentEricameria nauseosa +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 20 +