Brickellia longifolia facts for kids
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Coleosanthus longifolius (S.Watson) Kuntze
Brickellia longifolia (longleaf brickellbush) is a shrub in the (sunflower family). It is found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States, in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and western Colorado.
Brickellia longifolia is a densely branched shrub from 3 to 6 feet (0.91 to 1.83 m) tall.
Leaves and stems
Narrow, stalkless leaves are 3⁄8 to 4 3⁄4 inches (0.95 to 12.07 cm) long and taper to a point.
Inflorescence and fruit
Brickellia longifolia blooms from June to September. Small green flowers are in clusters of 3-5 per head, with only disk flowers, and many clusters on a stalk that is elongated from the top of each branch.
Habitat and range
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