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Greene's Goldenweed
Ericameria greenei
About Greene's Goldenweed (Ericameria greenei) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Ericameria greenei is a species of flowering shrub in the daisy family known by the common name Greene's goldenbush. It is native to the western United States from Washington and Oregon to California, where it grows in rocky and open wooded habitat. It is a small shrub growing up to about 25 centimeters tall with branches lined with short, narrow, hairless to hairy, woolly leaves. The flower cluster is a cluster of flower heads at the tips of stem branches. Each head is lined with sticky, hairy phyllaries and contains several yellowish disc florets and a few yellow ray florets. The fruit is an achene topped with a brownish pappus.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

9.8 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 7 likely * ) SHOW ALL
Prolita variabilis Image
Prolita variabilisProlita variabilis
Somatolophia ectrapelaria Image
Somatolophia ectrapelariaSomatolophia ectrapelaria
Digrammia pictipennata Image
Digrammia pictipennataDigrammia pictipennata
Protorthodes curtica Image
Protorthodes curticaProtorthodes curtica
Schinia walsinghami Image
Schinia walsinghamiSchinia walsinghami

Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade

Common uses
Common uses
Bird Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Rocky places

Annual Precipitation: 12.7" - 129.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.46" - 4.32", Coldest Month: 26.5" - 47.8", Hottest Month: 46.8" - 70.8", Humidity: 0.63" - 20.74", Elevation: 1930" - 9315"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Greene's Goldenbush

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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