Taxon  Report   3087 
Ericameria ophitidis  (J. Howell) G. Nesom
Serpentine goldenbush,  Serpentine macronema
Ericameria ophitidis
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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 and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Ericameria ophitidis
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Ericameria
Communities:
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.5 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Haplopappus bloomeri var. ophitidis
CNPS + PLANTS: Haplopappus ophitidis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2016).

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