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Brickellia cordifolia

Brickellia cordifolia Elliott

Flyr's Brickellbush, Flyr's Nemesis

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Coleosanthus cordifolius

USDA Symbol: BRCO8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: No ray florets present, only disc florets.



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Brickellia cordifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Brickellia cordifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Brickellia cordifolia


Record Modified: 2018-12-03
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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