Taxon  Report   1152 
Brickellia californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Brickell bush,  California brickellbush, California brickellia
Brickellia californica
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
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Brickellia californica
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
Brickellia californica
© 2008 John Dittes
Brickellia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Brickellia californica
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Brickellia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Brickellia californica var. tenera
ICPN: Brickellia tenera
ICPN: Brickellia wrightii var. tenera
ICPN: Bulbostylis californica
ICPN: Coleosanthus californicus
ICPN: Coleosanthus tener
More information about  Brickellia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 20, 2018).

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