Ericameria laricifolia Turpentine Bush
SUBSHRUB. A compact little shrub, usually less than half a meter
tall. Leaves are needlelike, bright green, shiny and resinous, aromatic
(hence the common name). Bright yellow flowers are rather ragged
looking. Blooms from early summer until frost. Often one of
the last plants in bloom. In the Empires, common throughout on ridges
and among rock outcrops.
FAMILY: Asteraceae (Composite or Daisy Family)