Nevada Rabbit Brush grows in alkaline open valleys from San Diego to Shasta and east through the Great Basin along the desert edges also among rocks mixed in with Chamaebatiaria millefolium, Fern Bush and Desert Sweet, growing with Cercocarpus ledifolius, Ceanothus velutinus Purshia tridentata, Artemisia tridentata, and Symphoricarpos rotundifolius.. In the transverse ranges Nevada Rabbit Brush. grows with Arc. parryana, Pinus monophylla, and Artemisia tridentata.
Chrysothamnus nauseosus var. consimilis tolerates alkaline soil.
Foliage of Chrysothamnus nauseosus var. consimilis has color white and is deciduous.
Flower of Chrysothamnus nauseosus var. consimilis has color yellow.
Communities for Chrysothamnus nauseosus var. consimilis:Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Sagebrush Scrub.