BRITTLEBUSH

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BRITTLEBUSH suitable for counties:
CALIFORNIA: Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Tulare
ARIZONA: Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yuma
NEVADA: Clark, Lincoln, Nye
HAWAII: Maui
UTAH: All counties

Brittlebush belongs to family of asteraceae plants, its species name is farinosa. This plant grows actively in fall winter and spring. Brittlebush has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Brittlebush booms in winter.The plant grows in rounded form with single stem. Brittlebush is a fast growing plant, a mature Brittlebush can grow up to 5.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Fall Winter and Spring Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 5.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 365
Temperature, Minimum (簞F) : 27 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Winter
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Winter Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 35000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Fall Winter and Spring After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : Yes Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Black
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 1
Height, Mature (feet) : 5.0 Known Allelopath : Yes
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Short
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Rounded
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 365
Hedge Tolerance : High Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 7.0 pH (Maximum) : 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 7000 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 12000
Precipitation (Minimum) : 10 Precipitation (Maximum) : 10
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 12 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (簞F) : 27

BRITTLEBUSH GALLERY

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Brother Alfred Brousseau. Courtesy of St. Mary's College of California. 咎t. Mary's College of California.
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咒ary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Clark Co.
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咒ary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Clark Co.
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咐.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, San Diego Co., Quail Botanical Garden. April 23, 2003.
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咐.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, San Diego Co., Quail Botanical Garden. April 23, 2003.
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咒ary A. Monroe. United States, CA, San Bernardino Co., Mojave Desert Preserve. April 19, 2003.
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咒ary A. Monroe. United States, CA, San Bernardino Co., Mojave Desert Preserve. April 19, 2003.
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咒ary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., Lonepine, Alabama Hills. April 17, 2003.
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咒ary A. Monroe. United States, CA, Inyo Co., Lonepine, Alabama Hills. April 17, 2003.
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周atrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Santa Rosa Mountains, Highway 74. January 8, 1990.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Santa Rosa Mountains, Highway 74. January 8, 1990.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Box Canyon.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Box Canyon.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Box Canyon.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Mission Creek view to Mt. San Gorgonio.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Mission Creek view to Mt. San Gorgonio.
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和ark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Riverside Co., Mission Creek view to Mt. San Gorgonio.

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