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| Southwest Rabbitbush, Rubber Rabbit-Brush|
Southwest rabbitbush is closely related to Rabbitbrush, Ericameria nauseosa. It is a small shrub with golden yellow flowers that grows in the Trans-Pecos, but is more common on the deep sandy soils of the High Plains.
Plant Habit or Use: small shrub
Flower Color: golden yellow
Blooming Period: fall
Fruit Characteristics: small achene
Height: to 3 1/2 feet
Width: to 3 feet
Plant Character: evergreen
Heat Tolerance: high
Soil Requirements: adaptable