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Ericameria teretifolia

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Ericameria teretifolia, known by the common name green rabbitbrush,[2] is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to southern and eastern California, southern Nevada, and northwestern Arizona in the southwestern United States.[2][3]

Ericameria teretifolia
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E. teretifolia
Binomial name
Ericameria teretifolia
Synonyms[1]
  • Aster durandii Kuntze 1891 not Nutt. ex Durand 1854
  • Bigelowia teretifolia (Durand & Hilg.) A.Gray
  • Bigelovia teretifolia (Durand & Hilg.) A.Gray
  • Chrysoma teretifolia Greene
  • Chrysothamnus teretifolius (Durand & Hilg.) H.M.Hall
  • Linosyris teretifolia Durand & Hilg.

Ericameria teretifolia is a shrub up to 150 cm (5 feet) tall. Leaves are thread-shaped and terete (round in cross-section, very gradually tapering; the epithet teretifolia means "with terete leaves"). One plant can produce many small yellow flower heads each with 5-7 disc florets but no ray florets. The plant grows in desert regions, in flat plains, rocky slopes, and canyon walls.[4]

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