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Dwarf Goldenbush
Ericameria nana
About Dwarf Goldenbush (Ericameria nana) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Ericameria nana is a North American species of flowering shrub in the daisy family known by the common names dwarf goldenbush and rubberweed. It is native to the western United States from eastern California, southeastern Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, and southwestern Montana. Ericameria nana grows along cliffs and rocky hillsides. This is a small shrub rarely reaching a maximum height of 50 cm (20 inches). It is covered in a foliage of sticky, curved, somewhat fleshy leaves about 1 centimeter (0. 4 inches) long. The tips of its erect branches hold dense inflorescences of tiny flower heads with cream white to yellow disc and ray florets.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

1.6 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow, White, Cream

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 6 likely * ) SHOW ALL
Somatolophia ectrapelaria Image
Somatolophia ectrapelariaSomatolophia ectrapelaria
Schinia argentifascia Image
Schinia argentifasciaSchinia argentifascia
Digrammia pictipennata Image
Digrammia pictipennataDigrammia pictipennata
Schinia walsinghami Image
Schinia walsinghamiSchinia walsinghami

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 6.8" - 38.8", Summer Precipitation: 0.38" - 2.95", Coldest Month: 23.1" - 51.9", Hottest Month: 43.5" - 77.6", Humidity: 1.63" - 23.49", Elevation: 1178" - 11220"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Rubberweed

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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