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Borrichia arborescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Borrichia
Type species
Borrichia frutescens
(L.) DC.

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Borrichia is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. It is named for Danish physician Ole Borch (1628-1690).[2] Members of the genus are commonly known as seaside tansies.[3] They are native to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.[4]


There are 3 species, including one hybrid:[4]


  1. ^ "Genus: Borrichia Adans.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  2. ^ Austin, D. F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. p. 228. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4. 
  3. ^ a b c "Borrichia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  4. ^ a b Borrichia. Flora of North America.

External links[edit]

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