Ericameria discoidea

Whitestem Goldenbush
Ericameria discoidea

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Whitestem Goldenweed
Photo taken on: July 21, 2006
Location: Crested Butte Mountain, CO
Life Zones: Alpine
Habitat: Talus, rocky slopes

A shrub growing in thickets to 16" with woody, white stems. The flowers are showy but have only disk flowers.

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Round Clusters