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Brickellia eupatorioides (False boneset)
Carr, Bill

Brickellia eupatorioides var. gracillima

Brickellia eupatorioides (L.) Shinners var. gracillima (A. Gray) B.L. Turner

False boneset

Asteraceae (Aster family)

Synonym(s): Brickellia leptophylla, Kuhnia eupatorioides var. gracillima, Kuhnia leptophylla


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Margin: Entire
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Ray flowers absent; Disk flowers white or yellow or reddish.


Native Distribution: Endemic to the southern part of the Edwards Plateau of Texas.
Native Habitat: Limestone slopes and in streambeds.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry


Bibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-07-14
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