|Scientific Name||Brickellia eupatorioides var. chlorolepis (Brickellia chlorolepis, Kuhnia chlorolepis)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||BREUC2|
|Common Name||False Boneset||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||526974|
Habitat Open areas, wide variation of soil types.
Plant: Perennial with multiple branched stems 8 to 30 inches long.
Leaves: Alternate, sessile, linear, 1 to 2 inches long and up to 1/3-inch wide, entire margins and rough upper leaf surfaces.
Inflorescence: Composite flower heads, solitary and terminal or in small clusters of 2 to 5 along branchlets, somewhat panicle-like; each blossom about 1/2-inch long with no ray flowers; 15 to 34 yellow disk florets; green cylindrical involucre, 1/3 to 1/2-inch long with linear to oblong phyllaries.
Blooming Period: Late summer and fall.
Fruit: Blackish-brown achenes, white pappus bristles.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, and SEINet.
Note: The images above are thought to be var. chlorolepis, however there are similarities with var. leptophylla.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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