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Brickellia amplexicaulis
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Subfamily:
Asteroideae
Tribe:
Eupatorieae
Genus:
Brickellia
Species:
B. amplexicaulis
Binomial name
Brickellia amplexicaulis
B.L.Rob.
Synonyms
  • Brickellia wislizeni var. lanceolata A.Gray 1884
  • Coleosanthus amplexicaulis (B.L.Rob.) Ortega

Brickellia amplexicaulis (earleaf brickellbush) is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to northwestern and north-central Mexico (Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua) and also to the southwestern United States (Arizona and southwestern New Mexico (Hidalgo County)).

Brickellia amplexicaulis is a branching shrub up to 200 cm (80 inches) tall. Its leaves partially surround the stems. The plant produces many small flower heads with yellow or cream-colored disc florets but no ray florets.

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