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Southwest Rabbitbush, Rubber Rabbit-Brush
Chrysothamnus pulchellus

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Southwest rabbitbush is closely related to Rabbitbrush, Ericameria nauseosa. It is a small shrub with golden yellow flowers that grows in the Trans-Pecos, but is more common on the deep sandy soils of the High Plains.

Plant Habit or Use: small shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: golden yellow

Blooming Period: fall

Fruit Characteristics: small achene

Height: to 3 1/2 feet

Width: to 3 feet

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 6

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