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Ericameria  Nutt.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 37323

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): goldenbush [English]
    heath goldenrod [English]
    heathgoldenrod [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusEricameria Nutt. – goldenbush, heath goldenrod, heathgoldenrod  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ericameria albida (M.E. Jones ex A. Gray) L.C. Anderson – whiteflower rabbitbrush 
                                  Species Ericameria arborescens (A. Gray) Greene – goldenfleece 
                                  Species Ericameria arizonica R.P. Roberts, Urbatsch & J.L. Anderson  
                                  Species Ericameria bloomeri (A. Gray) J.F. Macbr. – rabbitbush, Bloomer's goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria X bolanderi (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom & Baird  
                                  Species Ericameria brachylepis (A. Gray) H.M. Hall – chaparral goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria cervina (S. Watson) Rydb. – deer goldenbush, deer heath-goldenrod, deer heathgoldenrod 
                                  Species Ericameria compacta (H.M. Hall) G.L. Nesom – Charleston Mountain goldenbush, Spring Mountains goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria cooperi (A. Gray) H.M. Hall – Cooper's goldenbush, goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria crispa (L.C. Anderson) G.L. Nesom – crisped goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria cuneata (A. Gray) McClatchie – cliff goldenbush, cliff heath-goldenrod, cliff heathgoldenrod 
                                  Species Ericameria discoidea (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom – whitestem goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria ericoides (Less.) Jeps. – California goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria fasciculata (Eastw.) J.F. Macbr. – Eastwood's goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria gilmanii (S.F. Blake) G.L. Nesom – whiteflower goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria greenei (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Greene's goldenbush, slender goldenrod 
                                  Species Ericameria laricifolia (A. Gray) Shinners – turpentine bush, ericameria, turpentinebush 
                                  Species Ericameria lignumviridis (S.L. Welsh) G.L. Nesom – Greenwood's goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria linearifolia (DC.) Urbatsch & Wussow – narrowleaf goldenbush, slimleaf goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria linearis (Rydb.) R.P. Roberts & Urbatsch – whitestem goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria nana Nutt. – dwarf goldenbush, low goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & Baird – rubber rabbitbrush, goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria obovata (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom – Rydberg's goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria ophitidis (J.T. Howell) G.L. Nesom – serpentine goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria palmeri (A. Gray) H.M. Hall – Palmer's goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria paniculata (A. Gray) Rydb. – Mojave rabbitbrush, desert rabbitbrush 
                                  Species Ericameria parishii (Greene) H.M. Hall – Parish's rabbitbrush, goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria parryi (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom & Baird – Parry's rabbitbrush, Parry's goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria pinifolia (A. Gray) H.M. Hall – pinebush 
                                  Species Ericameria resinosa Nutt. – Columbian goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria suffruticosa (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom – singlehead goldenbush, single-head heath-goldenrod, bighead goldenbush 
                                  Species Ericameria teretifolia (Durand & Hilg.) Jeps. – green rabbitbrush, needle-leaf rabbitbrush, needleleaf rabbitbrush 
                                  Species Ericameria X uintahensis (L.C. Anderson) G.L. Nesom & Baird – Uinta rubber rabbitbrush 
                                  Species Ericameria X viscosa (D.D. Keck) G.L. Nesom & Baird  
                                  Species Ericameria watsonii (A. Gray) G.L. Nesom – Watson's goldenbush, Watson's heath-goldenrod 
                                  Species Ericameria winwardii (Dorn & Delmatier) R.P. Roberts & Urbatsch – Winward's goldenbrush 
                                  Species Ericameria zionis (L.C. Anderson) G.L. Nesom – subalpine goldenbush 

  Expert: Lowell E. Urbatsch  
  Notes: Professor of Biological Sciences and Director LSU Herbarium, Biological Sciences Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA 70803, USA   
  Reference for: Ericameria    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Ericameria   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ericameria   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ericameria   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Ericameria   
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