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Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Solidagininae
Genus: Chrysothamnus
Species: C. depressus – C. eremobius – C. greenei – C. humilis – C. molestus – C. scopulorum – C. stylosus – C. vaseyi – C. viscidiflorus

Source(s) of checklist: 


Chrysothamnus Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., ser. 2, 7: 323 (1840).

  • Type species: Chrysothamnus pumilus Nutt., typ. cons. (proposed by Reveal & Anderson, Taxon 44: 443–444 (1995); accepted by the Spermatophyta Committee, Taxon 47: 444 (1998) and the General Committee, Taxon 48: 375 (1999)).


  • Heterotypic
    • Vanclevea Greene, Pittonia 4: 50 (1899).
    • Hesperodoria Greene, Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 173 (1906).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western Canada
      • British Columbia.
    • Regional: Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming.
    • Regional: North-Central U.S.A.
      • Nebraska, South Dakota.
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah.
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico.
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Dominican Republic (introduced).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rabbitbrush
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