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Ericameria obovata
Scientific classification
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Tribe:
Astereae
Genus:
Ericameria
Species:
E. obovata
Binomial name
Ericameria obovata
(Rydb.) G.L.Nesom
Synonyms
  • Haplopappus rydbergii S.F.Blake
  • Aplopappus rydbergii S.F.Blake
  • Haplopappus watsonii var. rydbergii (S.F.Blake) S.L.Welsh
  • Macronema obovatum Rydb.

Ericameria obovata (Rydberg's goldenbush) is a North American species of flowering shrubs in the daisy family. It has been found only in the state of Utah in the western United States.

Ericameria obovata is a shrub up to 40 cm (16 inches) tall. It has obovate to spatulate leaves up to 30 mm (1.2 inches) long. Flower heads are yellow, usually in clumps of 2 or 3, each head containing both disc florets and ray florets.

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