Ericameria parryi var. nevadensis
Phytologia 75: 89. 1993.
Plants 20–60 cm. Leaves moderately crowded, green to gray; blades 1-nerved, linear, 15–40 × 0.5–3 mm, faces densely tomentulose, gland-dotted, resinous; distalmost seldom overtopping arrays. Heads 5–10+ in racemiform to narrowly paniculiform arrays. Involucres 11–15 mm. Phyllaries 24–28, chartaceous, apices ± recurved (tan or greenish), attenuate. Florets 4–6; corollas clear yellow, 9–10.5 mm, tubes glabrous or sparsely hairy, throats gradually dilated, lobes 1–1.5 mm. 2n = 18.
Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Scrub, open yellow-pine forests, rarely on serpentine
Elevation: 1100–3300 m
Ariz., Calif., Nev., Oreg., Utah.
In California, var. nevadensis is found in the central and northern Sierra Nevada and in the Great Basin.