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Brickellia rusbyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Family:
Subfamily:
Asteroideae
Tribe:
Eupatorieae
Genus:
Brickellia
Species:
B. rusbyi
Binomial name
Brickellia rusbyi
A.Gray
Synonyms
  • Coleosanthus rusbyi (A.Gray) Kuntze

Brickellia rusbyi (stinking brickellbush) is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to northern Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora) and the southwestern United States (New Mexico, Arizona).

Brickellia rusbyi is a branching shrub up to 120 cm (36 inches) tall, growing from a woody base. It produces many small flower heads with yellow disc florets but no ray florets.

The species is named for American botanist Henry Hurd Rusby (1855-1940).

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