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Bebbia juncea var aspera 4.jpg
Bebbia juncea var aspera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Bebbia
(Benth.) Greene
Species: B. juncea
Type species
Bebbia juncea
(Benth.) Greene

Carphephorus section Kuhniodes Benth.

Bebbia, common name sweetbush, is a genus of aromatic shrubs in the daisy family.[1][2]

It is native to the southwestern United States (California, Nevada, Arizona, southwestern Utah, southwestern New Mexico, and extreme western Texas (El Paso County)) and northern Mexico (Sonora, Baja California, Baja California Sur).[3] It bears plentiful yellow discoid flowers.[4][5]


Some authors combine the entire genus into one species, B. juncea.[6] The Global Compositae Checklist [7] and The Plant List[8] accept two species, with B. juncea divided into two varieties:


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