Taxon  Report   1152    
Brickellia californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Brickell bush,  California brickellbush, California brickellia
Brickellia californica
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Brickellia californica
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
Brickellia californica
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
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
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Genus: Brickellia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Brickellia californica var. tenera
ICPN: Brickellia tenera
ICPN: Brickellia wrightii var. tenera
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More information about  Brickellia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 22, 2019).