Rubber Rabbitbrush - Ericameria nauseosa var. nauseosa
Chrysothamnus nauseosus ssp. nauseosus
See species description.
Variety nauseosa can be distinguised from the others by the following characters: involucre 6-10 mm long, whitish-tomentose at least at the base; corollas 6-10 mm long (Urbatsch et al., 2003, Fl. North America, Vol. 20; Lesica 2012).
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The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus bifarius
, Bombus centralis
, Bombus huntii
, and Bombus melanopygus
(Williams et al. 2014).
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Williams, P., R. Thorp, L. Richardson, and S. Colla. 2014. Bumble Bees of North America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 208 p.
- Additional ReferencesLegend: View Online Publication
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2022. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants, Second Edition. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 779 p.
- Owings, G.C. 2012. Patterns of gray rubber rabbitbrush occurrence in burned sagebrush-grasslands, Missouri River Breaks, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 48 p.
- Quire, R.L. 2013. The sagebrush steppe of Montana and southeastern Idaho shows evidence of high native plant diversity, stability, and resistance to the detrimental effects of nonnative plant species. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 124 p.
- Seipel, T.F. 2006. Plant species diversity in the sagebrush steppe of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 87 p.
- Winkler, G.L. 1987. Montana Chrysothamnus. M.S. thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman 94 pp.