Ericameria nauseosa (Rubber rabbitbrush)

Formerly known as Chrysothamnus nauseosus. Medium height deciduous shrub occurring on all soil textures on a wide variety of sites from 2,000 to 9,000 ft. elevation. Establishes easily and may spread aggressively. Moderately palatable to livestock and wildlife. Provides good cover to birds and small mammals.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteracea

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Multi stem

Mature Height: 1-8 ft.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Fruit/Seed Color: 

Bloom Period: July-October

Annual Precipitation: 6 in.

Drought Tolerance: High

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 2,000-9,000 ft.

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Low

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 5.4-8.2


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 400,00

Seeding Rate: .025 PLS lbs/acre (in mix)

Season: Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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