Habitat: Sandy and gravelly soils in and along washes.
Elevation: 3,000 to 10,000+ feet
Distribution: Western North America from British Columbia to Baja California.
Comments: Two of the more common rabbitbrush species that occur in the mountains of southern Nevada are Yellow Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus) and Rubber Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus [Ericameria nauseosa]). Black-banded Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus paniculatus [Mojave Rabbitbrush, Ericameria paniculata]) is common in desert washes.