Taxon  Report   2964    
Encelia farinosa  A. Gray ex Torr.
Brittlebush,  Goldenhills, Incienso
Encelia farinosa
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
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Encelia farinosa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Encelia farinosa
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
Encelia farinosa, 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 farinosa
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
Genus: Encelia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Encelia farinosa var. farinosa
ICPN + PLANTS: Encelia farinosa var. phenicodonta
PLANTS: Encelia farinosa var. radians
More information about  Encelia farinosa
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).