Taxon  Report   3087    
Ericameria ophitidis  (J. T. Howell) G. L. Nesom
Serpentine goldenbush,   Serpentine macronema
Ericameria ophitidis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Haplopappus ophitidis
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(67 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Ericameria

Ultramafic affinity: 5.5 - strict endemic

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSHaplopappus bloomeri var. ophitidis
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSHaplopappus ophitidis
More information about  Ericameria ophitidis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 10/27/2021).