Ericameria suffruticosa

(Nuttall) G. L. Nesom

Phytologia 68: 153. 1990.

Common names: Singlehead goldenbush goldenweed
Endemic
Basionym: Macronema suffruticosa Nuttall Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 322. 1840
Synonyms: Haplopappus suffruticosus (Nuttall) A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 76. Mentioned on page 52.

Plants 10–40 cm. Stems spreading to erect (bushes mostly broader than high), highly branched, green when young, becoming reddish-brown, long-stipitate-glandular. Leaves ascending; blades oblanceolate, 5–40 × 2–7 mm, midnerves evident, (margins crispate) apices acute, faces long-stipitate-glandular; fascicles absent or of 1–3 leaves. Heads borne singly or (2–3) in (leafy) racemiform arrays (1–4 cm wide). Peduncles 2–20 (–40) mm (bracts 1–10+, leaflike). Involucres campanulate, 9–15 × 10–15 mm. Phyllaries 17–31 in 2–3 series, green to tan, lanceolate to obovate, 8–18 × 1–4 mm, subequal, outer herbaceous or herbaceous-tipped, inner chartaceous to herbaceous-tipped, midnerves (+ 2 smaller, collateral nerves) often evident, (margins herbaceous or narrowly membranous, mostly stipitate-glandular to fimbriate) apices acute to acuminate, abaxial faces stipitate-glandular. Ray-florets (0–) 1–8; laminae elliptic, 8–14 × 1.5–4 mm. Disc-florets 15–40; corollas 8.5–10.5 mm. Cypselae narrowly turbinate to ellipsoid, 5.5–8 mm, villous; pappi tan, 7.5–9 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering mid summer–fall.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and ridges in conifer forests and alpine zones
Elevation: 2100–3500 m

Distribution

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Calif., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Ericameria suffruticosa"
stipitate-glandular +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Lowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts +  and Kurt M. Neubig +
(Nuttall) G. L. Nesom +
decurrent +
Macronema suffruticosa +
compound +  and simple +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
oblanceolate +
2mm;7mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
tan +  and reddish +
subequal +
Singlehead goldenbush +  and goldenweed +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br /> (1.05 cm10.5 mm <br />0.0105 m <br />) +
narrowly turbinate +  and ellipsoid +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +  and Wyo. +
2100–3500 m +
resinous +
gland-dotted;gland-dotted +
long-stipitate-glandular +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Rocky slopes and ridges in conifer forests and alpine zones +
thyrsiform +, paniculiform +, branched +, racemiform +, cymiform +, discoid +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
campanulate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
1.5mm;4mm +
sessile +  and petiolate +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
erect;spreading or reflexed +
deltate +  and triangular +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Flowering mid summer–fall. +
green +  and tan +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
lanceolate +  and obovate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
resinous +
reddish-brown +  and green +
spreading +  and erect +
lanceolate +  and subulate +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Haplopappus suffruticosus +
Ericameria suffruticosa +
Ericameria +
species +
campanulate +
perennial +, biennial +  and annual +