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Connecticut Plants
Golden-heather
Hudsonia ericoides L.

Golden-heather is endangered in Connecticut. It is not related to true heathers (genus Calluna).

  • Family: rockrose (Cistaceae)
  • Habitat: dunes, rocks, pine barrens
  • Height: 4-8 inches
  • Flower size: 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Hudsonia ericoides L.
Hudsonia ericoides L.
Hudsonia ericoides L.