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Turpentine Bush
Ericameria laricifolia
  
About Turpentine Bush (Ericameria laricifolia) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Ericameria laricifolia is a species of flowering shrub in the daisy family known by the common name turpentine bush, or turpentine-brush. This plant is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where it grows in desert scrub and woodland. This shrub reaches one half to one meter in height, is generally hairless, somewhat hairy, and aromatic. It sometimes has naked stems at the base but the upper branches are densely foliated in needlelike, pointed leaves one to three centimeters long. The many erect branches bear flower clusters of bright golden yellow flower heads, each with many long disc florets and a few ray florets.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Shrub

Size
Size
1.6 - 3.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Summer, Fall

Wildlife Supported
 


 
Butterflies & moths hosted ( 1 confirmed , 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL
Aseptis susquesa Image
Aseptis susquesaAseptis susquesa
*
Somatolophia ectrapelaria Image
Somatolophia ectrapelariaSomatolophia ectrapelaria
*
Schinia argentifascia Image
Schinia argentifasciaSchinia argentifascia

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part Shade

Nurseries
Nurseries

Ease of Care
Ease of Care
Moderately Easy

Common uses
Common uses
Bird Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Rocky canyons,

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 4.4" - 11.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.50" - 2.92", Coldest Month: 40.0" - 54.0", Hottest Month: 64.5" - 83.6", Humidity: 4.60" - 36.78", Elevation: 1458" - 6669"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Ericameria, Turpentine-brush, Turpentinebush


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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