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27i. Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird var. nevadensis (A. Gray) G. L. Nesom & G. I. Baird, Phytologia. 75: 89. 1993.

Nevada rabbitbrush

Linosyris howardii Parry ex A. Gray var. nevadensis A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 6: 541. 1865; Chrysothamnus parryi (A. Gray) Greene subsp. nevadensis (A. Gray) H. M. Hall & Clements

Plants 20–60 cm. Leaves moderately crowded, green to gray; blades 1-nerved, linear, 15–40 × 0.5–3 mm, faces densely tomentulose, gland-dotted, resinous; distalmost seldom overtopping arrays. Heads 5–10+ in racemiform to narrowly paniculiform arrays. Involucres 11–15 mm. Phyllaries 24–28, chartaceous, apices ± recurved (tan or greenish), attenuate. Florets 4–6; corollas clear yellow, 9–10.5 mm, tubes glabrous or sparsely hairy, throats gradually dilated, lobes 1–1.5 mm. 2n = 18.

Flowering late summer–fall. Scrub, open yellow-pine forests, rarely on serpentine; 1100–3300 m; Ariz., Calif., Nev., Oreg., Utah.

In California, var. nevadensis is found in the central and northern Sierra Nevada and in the Great Basin.


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