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Brickellia dentata (Leafy brickellbush)
Schwartzman, Steven

Brickellia dentata

Brickellia dentata (DC.) Sch. Bip.

Leafy Brickellbush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: BRDE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Inflorescence: Panicle
Size Notes: Up to about 4 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
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-MLE-10 Collected 2009-11-11 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-22
Research By: TWC Staff

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