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Brickellia coulteri
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Family:
Subfamily:
Asteroideae
Tribe:
Eupatorieae
Genus:
Brickellia
Species:
B. coulteri
Binomial name
Brickellia coulteri
A.Gray
Synonyms
  • Brickellia cayucensis M.E.Jones
  • Brickellia megalodonta Greenm.
  • Coleosanthus coulteri (A.Gray) Kuntze
  • Coleosanthus megalodontus (Greenm.) Arthur

Brickellia coulteri (Coulter's brickellbush) is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to Mexico (Baja California Sur, Baja California, Sonora, Oaxaca) and the southwestern United States (Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, western Texas).

Brickellia coulteri is a shrub up to 150 cm (60 inches) tall. It has many small flower heads with pale yellow-green disc flowers but no ray flowers.

Varieties
  • Brickellia coulteri var. adenopoda (B.L.Rob.) B.L.Turner
  • Brickellia coulteri var. coulteri

The species is named in 1852 for Irish botanist Thomas Coulter (1793 – 1843).

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