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Related to Encelia: Encelia farinosa
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Noun1.Encelia - genus of shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico: brittlebushEncelia - genus of shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico: brittlebush
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
brittle bush, brittlebush, Encelia farinosa, incienso - fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers; produces a resin used in incense and varnish and in folk medicine
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Physiological differentiation within an Encelia farinosa population along a short topographic gradient in the Sonoran Desert.
Artemisia californica (California sagebrush), Salvia mellifera, Encelia californica (California brittlebush), and Eriogonum fasciculatum] and mature plants salvaged from donor sites have been used with great success in mitigation efforts (Bowler et al.
La primera parcela solo presento a esta especie de cacto, mientras que la segunda parcela mostro mayor numero de individuos y especies de plantas, siendo las principales Encelia canescens y Dalea carthagenensis.
Companeras con una o dos presencias: Encelia canescens 1:1, 15:1; Galinsoga sp.
Bursera laxiflora Bursera odorata Cercidum microphyllum Croton californicus Distichlis stricta Encelia farinosa Euphorbia leucophylla Eysenhardtia orthocarpa Ferocactus sp X Fouquieria diguetii Guaiacum coulteri X Jatropha cinerea.
When in bloom, the yellow daisy flowers of Encelia farinosa, also known as brittlebush on account of its brittle stems, is a tough perennial that not only survives fire but sub-freezing temperatures as well.
In contrast, Ehleringer (1993) showed that lower carbon isotope discrimination ([DELTA], an estimate of WUE) was associated with greater survival of the desert shrub, Encelia farinosa Gray ex Torr.
uncertainty in the proposed aspect) Species Nurse plant Life-cycle stage Columnar cacti Carnegiea Ambrosia deltoidea S-J-A gigantea * Cercidium microphylum Encelia farinosa Laura tridentata Olneya tesota Prosopis juliflora Cephalocereus Caesalpinia S-J hoppenstedtii * melanadenia Escontria Acacia S-J-A chiotilla * cochliacantha Fouquieria formosa Mimosa luisana M.
Essentially the same is true in semideserts dominated by such celebrated species as Larrea tridentata or Encelia farinosa and in shortgrass prairie dominated by Bouteloua gracilis (Aguilera and Lauenroth 1993).
There are clumps of the yellow-flowered Encelia farinosa (Asteraceae), with specimens of the spiny ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens, see also photos 57 and 145) and the extremely prickly teddy bear cholla (Opuntia bigelovii), easily recognized by its abundant bright cream spines that embed themselves in passing animals.