Common Name California Brickelbush
Latin Name Brickellia californica
Native Habitat 5,000 feet to sea level in California and west
Soil Dry decomposed granite, sand, limestone, low organic content, well drained
Water Once per week first year them once per month
Height X Width 3 feet X 6 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Silver green deciduous
Garden Suitability Fragrance
Ornamental Value Insignificant pale yellow flowers with strong fragrance
Nature Value Browse for animals, larval plant for tiger moth
Native American Uses Tea, medicinal
Links  
    Data http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=250066250
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/123.htm
    Nursery http://www.elnativogrowers.com/california_native_list_species_only.htm
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=1152
    Images http://calflora.net/bloomingplants/californiabrickellbush.html
    Images http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?stat=BROWSE&query_src=photos_flora_sci&where-genre=Plant&where-taxon=Brickellia+californica&title_tag=Brickellia+californica
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BRCA3
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