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Taxon: Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird

Genus: Ericameria
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae)
Nomen number: 404918
Place of publication: Phytologia 75:84. 1993, nom. cons.
Comments:Name verified on: 15-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 68 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • Great Basin rabbitbrush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Ericameria nauseosa subsp. consimilis var. oreophila]
  • rabbitbrush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • Ranbow Hills rabbitbrush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Ericameria nauseosa subsp. nauseosa var. iridis]
  • rubber rabbitbrush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Ericameria nauseosa subsp. nauseosa var. nauseosa]
  • rubber rabbitbrush   (Source: F Utah ed2 ) – English
  • white rabbitbrush   (Source: F NAmer ) – English   [Ericameria nauseosa subsp. nauseosa var. hololeuca]

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: revegetator   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Materials: latex/rubber   (potential source for rubber fide Dict Econ Pl, as Chrysothamnus nauseosus)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury, as Chrysothamnus nauseosus)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas [w.], Nebraska [n.w.], North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte

  • naturalized elsewhere


  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1212. [proposal recommended].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2010. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 61. Taxon 59:1272–1273. [proposal recommended].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Reveal, J. L. 2008. (1804) Proposal to conserve the name Chrysocoma nauseosa (Chrysothamnus nauseosus, Ericameria nauseosa) with a conserved type (Asteraceae). Taxon 57:305–306.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.


Check other web resources for Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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