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Brickellia eupatorioides
Brickellia eupatorioides var corymbulosa.jpg
var corymbulosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Order:
Family:
Subfamily:
Asteroideae
Tribe:
Eupatorieae
Genus:
Brickellia
Species:
B. eupatorioides
Binomial name
Brickellia eupatorioides
(L.) Shinners
Synonyms

Brickellia eupatorioides (false boneset) is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is widespread in Mexico from Chihuahua to Oaxaca, and in all regions of the contiguous United States except New England, New York, and the West Coast.

Brickellia eupatorioides is a perennial up to 200 cm (80 inches) tall, growing from a woody base. It produces many small flower heads with yellow, lavender, or maroon disc florets but no ray florets.

Varieties
  • Brickellia eupatorioides var. chlorolepis (Wooton & Standley) B. L. Turner - Mexico, southwestern USA
  • Brickellia eupatorioides var. corymbulosa (Torr. & A.Gray) Shinners - Great Plains, Mississippi Valley
  • Brickellia eupatorioides var. eupatorioides - eastern USA
  • Brickellia eupatorioides var. floridana (R.W.Long) B.L.Turner - southern Florida
  • Brickellia eupatorioides var. gracillima (A.Gray) B.L.Turner - Ark., Mo., Okla., Tex.
  • Brickellia eupatorioides var. texana (Shinners) Shinners - Ark., Kans., Mo., Okla., Tex
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