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Brickellia dentata
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Order:
Family:
Subfamily:
Asteroideae
Tribe:
Eupatorieae
Genus:
Brickellia
Species:
B. dentata
Binomial name
Brickellia dentata
(DC.) Sch.Bip.
Synonyms
  • Brickellia riddellii (Torr. & A.Gray) A.Gray
  • Clavigera dentata DC. 1836
  • Clavigera riddellii Torr. & A.Gray
  • Coleosanthus dentatus (DC.) Kuntze
  • Coleosanthus riddellii (Torr. & A.Gray) Kuntze ex Small

Brickellia dentata (leafy brickellbush) is a rare North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It has only been found in Texas in the south-central United States.

Brickellia dentata is a branching shrub sometimes growing up to 120 centimeters (48 inches or 4 feet) tall. Produces numerous yellow or pale green flower heads in a paniculate array.

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