Herb: Heath Goldenrod

Latin name: Ericameria parishii

Synonyms: Chrysoma parishii, Haplopappus parishii

Family: Compositae

Medicinal use of Heath Goldenrod:

The plant has been used for medical purposes, but the details are not known.

Description of the plant:


100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

Habitat of the herb:

Outwash fans and exposed hillsides, 450 - 2100 metres.

Edible parts of Heath Goldenrod:

Seed. No more details are given.

Propagation of the herb:

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, July/August in a frame.

Cultivation of Heath Goldenrod:

Outwash fans and exposed hillsides, 450 - 2100 metres.

Known hazards of Ericameria parishii:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.