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Brickellia grandiflora
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Tasselflower Brickellbush
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Brickellia grandiflora

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About Tasselflower Brickellbush (Brickellia grandiflora) Brickellia grandiflora is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name tasselflower brickellbush. It is widespread across much of western and central North America, found in western Canada (Alberta, British Columbia), northern Mexico (Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Le n, Tamaulipas) and the western and central United States (primarily the Rocky Mountains and regions west of there, with additional populations in the central Great Plains (Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma) and the Ozarks (Missouri, Arkansas). This is an upright perennial herb growing a few-branched stem up to 70 centimeters tall. The hairy, glandular leaves are up to 12 centimeters long and lance-shaped, triangular, or heart-shaped.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Max. Height
2.3 ft (0.7 m)

Native Status

Natural Setting
Elevation ?
1278' - 10161'

Annual Precip. ?
17.8" - 119.8"

Summer Precip. ?
0.59" - 4.08"

Coldest Month ?
25.2° F - 52.9° F

Hottest Month ?
47.4° F - 77.2° F

Humidity ?
0.52 vpd - 23.49 vpd

Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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