Taxon  Report   1153    
Brickellia desertorum  Coville
Desert brickellbush,  Desert brickellia
Brickellia desertorum
© 2010 Michael Charters
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Brickellia desertorum
© 2010 Michael Charters
Brickellia desertorum
© 2010 Michael Charters
Brickellia desertorum, 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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Brickellia desertorum
© 2017 Fred Melgert / Carla Hoegen
Genus: Brickellia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Brickellia californica var. desertorum
ICPN + PLANTS: Coleosanthus desertorum
More information about  Brickellia desertorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).