Brickellia microphylla var. scabra

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11: 74. 1876.

Synonyms: Brickellia microphylla subsp. scabra (A. Gray) W. A. Weber Brickellia scabra
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 504. Mentioned on page 503.

Stems glandular-viscid. Peduncles glandular-viscid. Involucres 7–11 mm. Florets 8–13. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Dry rocky places, canyon walls, sand dunes, washes
Elevation: 1200–2400 m



Ariz., Colo., Nev., Utah, Wyo., Mexico.


Variety scabra has a more eastern and southern distribution than var. microphylla; it grades into var. microphylla in southern and central Utah.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Randall W. Scott +
A. Gray +
Bulbostylis microphylla +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, Nev. +, Utah +, Wyo. +  and Mexico. +
1200–2400 m +
Dry rocky places, canyon walls, sand dunes, washes +
Flowering Jul–Oct. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
Illustrated +
Brickellia microphylla subsp. scabra +  and Brickellia scabra +
Brickellia microphylla var. scabra +
Brickellia microphylla +
variety +