E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Brickellia oblongifolia Nutt. subsp. oblongifolia
narrow-leaved brickellia
Asteraceae (Aster family)

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General:
Perennial herb or subshrub; stems numerous, branched above, glandular-hairy, 10-60 cm tall.
Leaves:
Basal leaves lacking; stem leaves alternate, shortly stalked or unstalked, entire or nearly so, lance-linear to oblong or elliptic-oblong, glandular-hairy, 1-4 cm long, 0.5-1.5 cm wide.
Flowers:
Heads discoid, solitary to many at the ends of branches or in an open inflorescence; involucres 10-20 mm tall; involucral bracts graduated, lanceolate to linear, with green and white stripes, the tips abruptly sharp-pointed to long pointed; discoid; disk flowers 35-50, white or yellowish.
Fruits:
Achenes 10-ribbed, glandular to glandular-hairy, 4-6 mm long; pappus of numerous white bristles.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Habitat / Range

Dry rocky slopes, grasslands and shrublands in the steppe zone; rare in S BC east of the Coast-Cascade Mountains; S to ND, NM, AZ and CA.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Climate

The climate type for this species, as reported in the: "British Columbia plant species codes and selected attributes. Version 6 Database" (Meidinger et al. 2008), is not evaluated, unknown or variable.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Brickellia oblongifolia var. oblongifolia Nutt.

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