Ericameria gilmanii

(S. F. Blake) G. L. Nesom

Phytologia 68: 153. 1990.

Common names: Whiteflower goldenbush
EndemicConservation concern
Basionym: Haplopappus gilmanii S. F. Blake Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 52: 97. 1939 (as Aplopappus)
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 59. Mentioned on page 51, 53, 60.

Plants 10–50 cm. Stems erect to ascending or divergent, much branched, sparsely hairy (hairs low, conic), resinous. Leaves ascending to spreading, distally recurved; blades narrowly obovate (sometimes conduplicate), 6–12 × 2–4 mm, midnerves raised adaxially, (margins often undulate) apices acute, mucronate to cuspidate, faces gland-dotted to resinous; sometimes with axillary fascicles of 1–7 leaves. Heads usually borne singly, sometimes in cymiform to racemiform arrays (4–6 cm wide). Peduncles 1–15 mm (bracts 0 or 1–4, scalelike). Involucres narrowly campanulate, 8–12 × 4–6 mm. Phyllaries 22–28 in 4–6 series, green to tan, squarrose or reflexed (outer), ovate to oblong, 2.5–7 × 0.6–1.5 mm, unequal, outer herbaceous or herbaceous-cuspidate, innermost chartaceous (bodies usually apically obtuse to retuse proximal to appendages), midnerves and subapical resin ducts darker, apices acute to acuminate, abaxial faces glabrous, resinous. Ray florets 4–7; laminae (white) 4–5.5 × 1–2 mm. Disc florets 10–18; corollas (white) 5.5–7 mm. Cypselae tan to brown, narrowly turbinate, 3.5–4 mm (5-ribbed), densely pilose, sericeous to villous; pappi whitish, 5–6.5 mm. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Crevices on rocky cliff faces, often on limestone
Elevation: 2100–3400 m


Of conservation concern.

Ericameria gilmanii is known only from Inyo County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Lowell E. Urbatsch +, Loran C. Anderson +, Roland P. Roberts +  and Kurt M. Neubig +
(S. F. Blake) G. L. Nesom +
Haplopappus gilmanii +
Whiteflower goldenbush +
2100–3400 m +
Crevices on rocky cliff faces, often on limestone +
Flowering late summer–fall. +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Haplopappus sect. Asiris +, Haplopappus sect. Ericameria +, Haplopappus sect. Macronema +  and Haplopappus sect. Stenotopsis +
Ericameria gilmanii +
Ericameria +
species +