Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus

Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus

Douglas (or Low) rabbitbrush

Small deciduous shrub, 1 to 3 ½ ft. tall, adapted to all soil textures in drainages, flats and on slopes from 2,600 to 11,000 ft. elevation. Aggressive native species that has little forage value but is useful as a pioneer species for revegetating disturbed areas.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 36 
in.
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
2,600 
- 11,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
53.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
782,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fall