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Common Name: Heath Goldenrod
Ericameria parishii is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 2.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
South-western N. America - California.
Outwash fans and exposed hillsides, 450 - 2100 metres[
]. Dry hillsides in chaparral and open forests, increasing after fires, at elevations of 400 - 2200 metres[
Succeeds in ordinary garden soil in a sunny position[
]. Requires a well-drained deep gritty or gravelly soil, preferably of low fertility[
]. No more details are given.
The plant has been used for medical purposes, but the details are not known[
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, mid summer in a frame.