Taxon: Baccharis halimifolia L.

Genus: Baccharis
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 6232
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:860. 1753
Name Verified on: 25-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide F NAmer)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Massachusetts, - New Jersey, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - South Carolina, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain


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Check other web resources for Baccharis halimifolia L. :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image