|Scientific Name||Brickellia veronicifolia||USDA PLANTS Symbol||BRVE2|
|Common Name||Veronicaleaf Brickellbush||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36900|
Habitat Rocky, moist areas, canyons and disturbed sites at higher elevations.
Plant: Subshrub with multiple slightly hairy, reddish branches up to 20 inches tall.
Leaves: Mostly opposite with short petioles, broadly ovate to reniform, about 1/2-inch or less across with rounded-tooth edges and blunt tip; veined, wrinkled surfaces.
Inflorescence: Leafy panicle of rayless blossoms with 18 to 33 cream to yellow disk florets; greenish, often purple-tinged phyllaries.
Blooming Period: September-October.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, "Little Big Bend" by Roy Morey and SEINet.
Note: Found in Mexico and in the US, but only in the Chisos Mountains of the Big Bend and mountains of southern New Mexico.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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