Encelia farinosa


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Noun1.Encelia farinosa - 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
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Encelia, genus Encelia - genus of shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico: brittlebush
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La vegetacion en la sierra es matorral xerofilo y las especies dominantes son: Ambrosia dumosa, Ditaxis lanciolata, Fouquieria splendens, Yucca shidigera, Pachycereus pringlei, Encelia farinosa, Cercidium microphyllum, Psorothamnus spinosus (Delgadillo, 1998).
In a nod to high-desert style, the brittlebush (Encelia farinosa) on the far left keeps its dried seed heads for sculptural structure.
Physiological differentiation within an Encelia farinosa population along a short topographic gradient in the Sonoran Desert.
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.
In much of the area, a mixed shrub plant community prevails, including species like the foothills palo verde (Cercidium microphjyllum), triangle-leaf bursage, and bush (Encelia farinosa).