Ericameria arizonica

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Ericameria arizonica
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Ericameria
Species:
E. arizonica
Binomial name
Ericameria arizonica

Ericameria arizonica is a North American species of flowering shrub in the daisy family known as Arizona goldenbush [1] or Grand Canyon goldenweed. [2] It has been found only on the cliffs on the south rim of the Grand Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona. [3] [4]

Ericameria arizonica is a shrub up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. It has elliptic to narrowly oblanceolate leaves up to 35 mm (1.4 inches) long. Flower heads are in flat-topped arrays, each with both disc florets and ray florets. [1] [4]

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