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Enceliopsis argophylla
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Subtribe: Enceliinae
Genus: Enceliopsis
(A. Gray) A. Nelson, 1909
  • Helianthella section Enceliopsis A. Gray

Enceliopsis is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are sometimes called sunrays. They are similar to the daisylike plants in the related genus Encelia. These three shrubs are native to the western United States and Canada.[1][2][3]



  1. ^ a b Nelson, Aven. 1909. Botanical Gazette 47(6): 432–434 in English
  2. ^ Tropicos, Enceliopsis A. Nelson
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Enceliopsis A. Nelson, Bot. Gaz. 47: 432. 1909.
  4. ^ "Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist". Archived from the original on 2014-11-21. Retrieved 2014-11-21.
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps

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