Nature Pick: Rubber Rabbitbrush
September 30, 2021
"Ahead was an ocean of rabbit brush bursting with yellow blossoms. The prairie under hoof was lavender in the dimming light."
– Sarah Bird, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
The perennial rubber (or gray) rabbitbrush, or Ericameria nauseosa, is a native species to Montana and can be found locally in the Blackfoot Valley as well as throughout the state. Additionally, the species ranges as f...