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Tasselflower Brickellbush - Brickellia grandiflora


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems erect, simple or branched, 25–80 cm. Herbage puberulent; leaves glandular-punctate beneath. Leaves opposite below, alternate above, long-petiolate; blades lance-deltoid, subcordate, serrate, 2–7 cm long. Heads often nodding; peduncles 4–10 mm long. Involucres turbinate, 5–12 mm high; outer phyllaries ovate, long-acuminate, green, puberulent; inner lanceolate. Disk flowers 20 to 40, cream to pinkish; corolla 4–8 mm long. Achenes 4–5 mm long, short-hispid; pappus short-barbed. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC, AB south to CA, AZ, NM and TX. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Rocky soil of open forest, eroding slopes, stream banks; montane, subalpine. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Tasselflower Brickellbush — Brickellia grandiflora.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from