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 is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Haplopappus ophitidis
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Ericameria
Serpentine affinity: 5.5; (strict endemic)

Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Haplopappus bloomeri var. ophitidis
CNPS + PLANTS: Haplopappus ophitidis
More information about  Ericameria ophitidis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2019).