Brickellia floribunda

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Brickellia floribunda
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B. floribunda
Binomial name
Brickellia floribunda
Synonyms[1]
  • Coleosanthus floribundus (A.Gray) Kuntze

Brickellia floribunda (Chihuahuan brickellbush)[2] is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to northern Mexico (Baja California Sur, Sonora and Chihuahua) and the southwestern United States (Arizona and New Mexico).[3][4][5][6]

Brickellia floribunda is a branching shrub up to 200 cm (80 inches) tall. The plant produces many small flower heads with white or pale yellow-green disc florets but no ray florets.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List, Brickellia floribunda A.Gray
  2. ^ "Brickellia floribunda". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  3. ^ Turner, B. L. 1997. The Comps of Mexico: A systematic account of the family Asteraceae, vol. 1 – Eupatorieae. Phytologia Memoirs 11: i–iv, 1–272
  4. ^ Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert 2 vols. Stanford University Press, Stanford.
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  6. ^ SEINet, Southwestern Biodiversity, Arizona Chapter, Brickellia floribunda A. Gray includes photos and distribution map
  7. ^ Gray, Asa 1853. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(6): 73 in Latin and English
  8. ^ Flora of North America, Brickellia floribunda A. Gray

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