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Linear Leaved Goldenbush Back to Plant Page
Ericameria linearifolia

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About Linear Leaved Goldenbush (Ericameria linearifolia) Ericameria linearifolia is a flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names narrowleaf goldenbush and interior goldenbush. This is a standard bushy aster shrub which bears radiant yellow daisy flowers on long stems. It is native to the drier areas of California from the Central Valley south and Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.
Plant Description
Plant Type

Max. Height
5 ft (1.5 m)

Flower Color

Flowering Season
Spring, Winter

Native Status

Natural Setting
Site Type
Dry slopes and valleys


Elevation ?
25' - 10681'

Annual Precip. ?
3.3" - 58.6"

Summer Precip. ?
0.13" - 3.75"

Coldest Month ?
25.0° F - 59.1° F

Hottest Month ?
45.6° F - 88.5° F

Humidity ?
0.66 vpd - 42.81 vpd

Sunset Zones ?
2, 3, 7*, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Landscaping Information
Water Requirement ?
Very Low
Extremely Low
Very Low
Moderate - High

Common uses
Bird Gardens

Nursery Availability
Sometimes Available

Other Names
Common Names
Narrowleaf Goldenbush, Interior 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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