Taxon  Report   3087 
Ericameria ophitidis  (J. T. Howell) G. L. Nesom
Serpentine goldenbush,  Serpentine macronema
Ericameria ophitidis
© Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Ericameria ophitidis
© Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Ericameria ophitidis
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Ericameria ophitidis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Haplopappus ophitidis
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Ericameria ophitidis
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Ericameria
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.5 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Haplopappus bloomeri var. ophitidis
CNPS + PLANTS: Haplopappus ophitidis
More information about  Ericameria ophitidis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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