Turpentine Bush


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.