Ericameria fasciculata

(Eastwood) J. F. Macbride

Contr. Gray Herb. 56: 36. 1918.

Common names: Eastwood’s goldenbush
EndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Chrysoma fasciculata Eastwood Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 215. 1905
Synonyms: Haplopappus eastwoodiae H. M. Hall
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 59. Mentioned on page 54.

Plants 30–150 cm. Stems erect to ascending, green when young, fastigiately branched, glabrous or sparsely hairy, resinous. Leaves ascending to spreading; blades filiform (terete or flattened), 5–25 × 1–2 mm, midnerves obscure, apices acute often mucronate, faces glabrous or sparsely hairy, regularly gland-dotted (in circular, deep pits), resinous; axillary fascicles of 2–10 leaves, shorter than subtending leaves. Heads mostly borne singly, sometimes in cymiform to racemiform arrays (4–6 cm wide). Peduncles 1–15 mm (bracts 3+, leaflike). Involucres subcampanulate, 6–8.5 × 5–7 mm. Phyllaries 22–26 in 3–5 series, yellowish tan, ovate to lanceolate, 2.5–7 × 0.6–1.5 mm, unequal, mostly chartaceous, midnerves evident, sometimes with 1–2, collateral nerves, ± thickened, raised, often expanded distally, subapical resin ducts darker, narrow and only slightly thickened, (margins membranous, erose-ciliate) apices erect, acute to acuminate or cuspidate, abaxial faces glabrous or sparsely hairy. Ray florets 4–6; laminae 4.5–6 × 1.2–2 mm. Disc florets 18–25; corollas 6.5–8 mm. Cypselae tan to brown, subcylindric, 3.5–4 mm, sericeous to villous; pappi off-white to reddish brown, 6.5–8 mm. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering summer–fall, occasionally in spring.
Habitat: Sandy soils
Elevation: 0–500 m


Of conservation concern.

Ericameria fasciculata is known only from near Monterey and Carmel bays (Monterey County). It probably hybridizes with E. ericoides.

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Lower Taxa

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Lowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts +  and Kurt M. Neubig +
(Eastwood) J. F. Macbride +
Chrysoma fasciculata +
Eastwood’s goldenbush +
0–500 m +
Sandy soils +
Flowering summer–fall, occasionally in spring. +
Contr. Gray Herb. +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Haplopappus eastwoodiae +
Ericameria fasciculata +
Ericameria +
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