Scientific Name: Ericameria laricifolia Common Name: Turpentine Bush Family: Asteraceae, Sunflower Family Duration: Perennial Size: Up to 3 feet. Growth Form: shrub Flower Color: Golden bright yellow Flowering Season: August to November Threatened/Endangered Information: No data available
Comments:One of the more common plants found in Arizona above 3,000 feet. It grows well in arid environments and dry alkaline soil and is often used in desert landscapes to achieve a more natural look. Smells like turpentine. Birds and insects readily feed on Turpentine Bush.