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Encelia virginensis (Virgin river brittlebush)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Encelia virginensis

Encelia virginensis A. Nelson

Virgin River Brittlebush

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Encelia frutescens var. virginensis, Encelia virginensis var. virginensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Dec


USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , UT

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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