(P. purpurascens, P. camphorata) A weird-smelling perennial that has a large flower cluster like a yarrow on an almost succulent plant. Native bees, flies and wasps seem to get drunk on it. Salt Marsh Fleabane has done well here and can be mixed with Baccharis Douglasiana(Marsh Baccharis), Mimulus guttatus, Carex and Juncus. In southern California grows with Vitis girdiana, Salix gooddingii, and Baccharis emoryi (Baccharis salicina).
Pluchea odorata var. odorata tolerates alkaline soil, salt and seasonal flooding.
Foliage of Pluchea odorata var. odorata is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Pluchea odorata var. odorata has color pink.
Communities for Pluchea odorata var. odorata:Coastal Salt Marsh and Freshwater Marsh.