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Brickelliastrum fendleri

Brickelliastrum fendleri (A. Gray) King & H. Rob.

Fendler's Brickellbush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Brickellia fendleri, Eupatorium fendleri

USDA Symbol: BRFE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate , Opposite
Inflorescence: Head
Size Notes: To about 80 cm in height.
Leaf: Leaves mostly opposite (distal sometimes alternate). (Webref 3).
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Flowers white, often bright white and showy.


Native Distribution: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Coahuila Mexico.
Native Habitat: Limestone boulders, crevices, ridgetops, sandstone bluffs, pine woodlands, pine and fir with Douglas fir woods. (Webref 3). Moist places at high elevations. (Bibref 293).


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-02
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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