Ericameria ericoides

(Lessing) Jepson

Fl. W. Calif., 559. 1901.

Common names: California goldenbush heather goldenweed
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Diplopappus ericoides Lessing Linnaea 6: 117. 1831
Synonyms: Haplopappus ericoides (Lessing) Hooker & Arnott Haplopappus ericoides subsp. blakei C. B. Wolf
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 59. Mentioned on page 54.

Plants 30–150 cm. Stems ascending to erect, green when young, fastigiately branched, glabrous or sparsely hairy, resinous. Leaves ascending to spreading; blades filiform (terete or adaxially sulcate), 3–18 (–23) × 0.3–1 mm, midnerves obscure, apices acute, often mucronate, faces glabrous or hairy, gland-dotted (in circular, deep pits), resinous; axillary fascicles of 2–12 leaves, shorter than subtending leaves. Heads in cymiform to paniculiform arrays (2–9 cm wide). Peduncles 1–30 mm (bracts 4+, leaflike). Involucres subcampanulate, 5–8 × 2.5–4.5 mm. Phyllaries 16–24 in 3–5 series, mostly tan, ovate to elliptic, 2.5–7 × 0.6–1.5 mm, unequal, outer ± herbaceous or herbaceous-appendaged, mid and inner mostly chartaceous, midnerves raised, subapical resin ducts darker, ± thickened, expanded apically, (margins ciliate) apices erect, acute to acuminate or mucronate to cuspidate, abaxial faces glabrous or sparsely hairy. Ray-florets 2–6; laminae 4–6 × 1–2 mm. Disc-florets 5–14; corollas 5.5–8 mm. Cypselae tan to brown, subcylindric, 2.5–4 mm (ribs 8–10), glabrous or hairy, more densely distally; pappi off-white to brown, 5–7 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall, occasionally in spring.
Habitat: Sand dunes or sand hills along and near coast
Elevation: 0–500 m

Discussion

Ericameria ericoides ranges from Los Angeles to Sonoma counties.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Ericameria ericoides"
hairy +  and glabrous +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
cymiform +  and paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Lowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts +  and Kurt M. Neubig +
(Lessing) Jepson +
decurrent +
Diplopappus ericoides +
compound +  and simple +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
filiform +
0.3mm;1mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
tan +  and reddish +
subequal +
California goldenbush +  and heather goldenweed +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
tan +  and brown +
hairy +  and glabrous +
subcylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0–500 m +
resinous +
gland-dotted +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sand dunes or sand hills along and near coast +
thyrsiform +, paniculiform +, branched +, racemiform +, cymiform +, discoid +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
subcampanulate +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
2 (?) +  and 12 (?) +
erect;spreading or reflexed +
deltate +  and triangular +
raised +  and obscure +
herbaceous-appendaged +
2-carpellate +
off-white +  and brown +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering late summer–fall, occasionally in spring. +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
ovate +  and elliptic +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
Fl. W. Calif., +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
resinous +
ascending +  and erect +
lanceolate +  and subulate +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Haplopappus ericoides +  and Haplopappus ericoides subsp. blakei +
Ericameria ericoides +
Ericameria +
species +
campanulate +
perennial +, biennial +  and annual +