[Goldenweeds and Rabbitbrush of the Cascade Mtts. of Oregon and Washington]

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod

Ericameria greenei

Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) - Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's goldenweed as seen along Trail 600 about three-quarters of a mile south of the trailhead at Cloud Cap, Mt. Hood Wilderness.......July 31, 2017.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's goldenweed beginning to bloom on Bald Mountain along the Top Spur Trail on the northwest slopes of Mt. Hood.............August 19, 2012.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of Greene's goldenweed, which normally consists of several disk flowers and several ray flowers. Note the broad leaf-like bracts. Photographed about one mile above Cloud Cap Inn along Trail #600, the Timberline Trail on Mt. Hood..........August 2, 2007.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of Greene's goldenweed, which normally consists of several disk flowers and several ray flowers. Note the broad leaf-like bracts. In this example, the ray flowers are absent. Photographed about one mile above Cloud Cap Inn along Trail #600, the Timberline Trail on Mt. Hood.........August 2, 2007.

Stem leaves of Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of several leaves of Greene's goldenweed as seen about one mile above Cloud Cap Inn along Trail #600, the Timberline Trail on Mt. Hood...........August 2, 2007. The leaves of Greene's goldenweed are at least 2-3 times broader than those of the similar rabbitbrush goldenweed (Ericameria bloomeri) which occasionally may be found at the same location.

Close-up of several stem leaves of Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

The photo above shows a close-up of several leaves of Greene's goldenweed as seen about one mile above Cloud Cap Inn along Trail #600, the Timberline Trail on Mt. Hood..........August 2, 2007.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's goldenweed as seen atop Juniper Peak, Dark Divide, Gifford Pinchot...........September 13, 2014.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) - Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) - Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's goldenweed as seen on south-facing slopes along the Eightmile Loop Trail about one-quarter mile southwest of Fivemile Butte Lookout, Mount Hood National Forest...........October 3, 2013.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) - Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) - Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's goldenweed as seen along the Ironstone Trail #1141 east of Burnt Mountain, William O. Douglas Wilderness..........July 25, 2015.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) blooming atop Scott Mountain, Mount Washington Wilderness........September 16, 2016.

Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei) - Greene's Goldenbush, Greene's Goldenweed, Greene's Heath Goldenrod: Ericameria greenei (Synonyms: Ericameria greenei ssp. mollis, Haplopappus bloomeri, Haplopappus bloomeri var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. greenei, Haplopappus greenei var. mollis, Macronema greenei)

Greene's goldenbush still blooming strongly in meadows at the summit of Scott Mountain, Mount Washington Wilderness........September 16, 2016.

Paul Slichter