Brickellia grandiflora

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Brickellia grandiflora
Brickellia grandiflora


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Eupatorieae
Subtribus: Alomiinae
Genus: Brickellia
Species: Brickellia grandiflora



Brickellia grandiflora (Hook.) Nutt., 1840


  • Homotypic
    • Coleosanthus grandiflorus (Hook.) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 328 (1891)
    • Eupatorium grandiflorum Hook. in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 26 (1834)
  • Heterotypic
    • Brickellia grandiflora var. minor A.Gray in Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 15: 67 (1863 publ 1864)
    • Brickellia grandiflora var. petiolaris A.Gray in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 17: 207 (1882)
    • Brickellia grandiflora var. typica B.L.Rob. in Mem. Gray Herb. 1: 113 (1917), not validly publ.
    • Brickellia umbellata (Greene) Rydb. in Brittonia 1: 98 (1931)
    • Coleosanthus congestus A.Nelson in Bot. Gaz. 31: 401 (1901)
    • Coleosanthus garrettii A.Nelson in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 20: 38 (1907)
    • Coleosanthus gracilipes Greene in Pittonia 4: 237 (1901)
    • Coleosanthus minor Daniels in Fl. Boulder Colorado: 225 (1911)
    • Coleosanthus petiolaris Greene in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 117 (1898)
    • Coleosanthus populifolius Greene in Pittonia 4: 238 (1901)
    • Coleosanthus umbellatus Greene in Pittonia 4: 238 (1901)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • USA (Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
    • Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California Norte, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, Tamaulipas)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page

Vernacular names

English: tassel-flowered brickellbush, mountain brickellbush
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