Calflora
Taxon  Report   1912    
Chaetopappa ericoides  (Torr.) G. L. Nesom
Heath leaved chaetopappa,  Rose heath
Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Chaetopappa ericoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Chaetopappa ericoides
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Chaetopappa
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aster arenosus
PLANTS: Aster ericaefolius
PLANTS: Aster hirtifolius
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More information about  Chaetopappa ericoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHER2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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