Ericameria nauseosa var. ceruminosa

(Durand & Hilgard) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird

Phytologia75: 85. 1993

Common names: Desert rabbitbrush
Synonyms: Chrysothamnus nauseosus ceruminosus Chrysothamnus nauseosus ceruminosus
Basionyms: Linosyris ceruminosus
Found in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 65. Mentioned on page 63.
Plants 50–70 cm. Stems yellowish green, moderately leafy to nearly leafless, compact tomentose. Leaves yellowish green; blades 1-nerved, filiform, 10–30 × 0.7–1 mm, faces tomentulose. Involucres 7–8.5 mm. Phyllaries 16–26 (in vertical ranks), apices recurved, acuminate, abaxial faces tomentose to glabrate, glutinous. Corollas 6–7.5 mm, tubes glabrous, lobes 1.5–2.5 mm, glabrous; style appendages shorter than stigmatic portions. Cypselae hairy; pappi 4.5–6.7 mm.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Gravelly arroyos
Elevation: 700–1700 m




Variety ceruminosa grows in the Mojave Desert.



AuthorLowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts + and Kurt M. Neubig +
BasionymLinosyris ceruminosus +
Common nameDesert rabbitbrush +
Elevation700–1700 m +
HabitatGravelly arroyos +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering late summer–fall. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymChrysothamnus nauseosus ceruminosus +
Taxon nameEricameria nauseosa var. ceruminosa +
Taxon parentEricameria nauseosa +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 20 +