General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 2 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Hairy, cylindrical with bristly pappus
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Pale yellowish green, sometimes tinged pink to red.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant

Common names
  • California Brickellbush
  • Kokyana
  • Yerba de la Vaca

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Location: Holladay, Utah, United States
Date: 2016-06-18
Location: East Canyon, Morgan County, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-07-30
Location: Holladay, Utah, United States
Date: 2016-06-18
  • Posted by BlueOddish (South Jordan, Utah, USA - Zone 7a) on Sep 19, 2020 6:54 PM concerning plant:
    The Hopi name for this plant is "Kokyáña".

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