Taxon  Report   2966    
Encelia frutescens  (A. Gray) A. Gray
Bush encelia,  Button brittlebush, Button encelia, Rayless encelia
Encelia frutescens
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Encelia frutescens
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Encelia frutescens
© 2010 Steve Matson
Encelia frutescens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Encelia frutescens
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Encelia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Encelia frutescens var. frutescens
PLANTS: Simsia frutescens
More information about  Encelia frutescens
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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: Nov 16, 2018).

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