Brickellia coulteri – Coulter's Brickellbush

Brickellia coulteri - Coulter's Brickellbush, Coulter's Brickellia

Brickellia coulteri - Coulter's Brickellbush, Coulter's Brickellia

Plant Name

Scientific Name: Brickellia coulteri

Common Names: Coulter's Brickellbush, Coulter's Brickellia

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub, Subshrub

Arizona Native Status: Native

Habitat: Desert. It grows mainly in canyons.

Flower Color: Light yellow-green disks, no rays

Flowering Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

Height: To 3 feet (91 cm) tall

Description: The flower heads are rayless and 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) wide with reddish brown bracts. The leaves are bright green, triangular in shape, opposite, and variably toothed.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae – Aster family
Genus: Brickellia Elliot – brickellbush
Species: Brickellia coulteri A. Gray – Coulter's brickellbush

More About This Plant

Arizona County Distribution Map