Baccharis


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Related to Baccharis: Baccharis halimifolia, Baccharis pilularis

Baccharis

a genus of plants from the Americas in the Asteraceae (Compositae) family. Sesquiterpenes have been identified in some species, but the toxin originates from Myrothecium spp., fungi associated with the roots. Signs include stiffness, trembling, convulsions; lesions include rumenitis, enteritis. Toxic species include B. cordifolia, B. dranunculifolia, glomeruliflora, B. halimifolia, B. megapotamica, B. pteronioides, B. ramulosa.
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The only information available is based on notes of this butterfly lingering around Baccharis (Asterales: Asteraceae) bushes (Benyamini 1995), and among Escallonia angustifolia K.
Tawny-bellied Seedeaters exclusively use plants of the Asteraceae family as support for their nests, including the genera Eupatorium, Vernonia, Baccharis and Stevia.
1985) described an allelopathic and poisonous chemical originating from roots of Baccharis megapotamica that also had anticancerous properties.
2--Ran in Conejo and SAC editions only--Color) Malibu baccharis is a new species at Soka University's botanical garden in Calabasas.
The round was led by Boston Millennia Partners and included investments by The Sprout Group, Baccharis Capital, Crossroads and Lombard Odier & Cie.
Vegetative regrowth following cutting in the shrub Baccharis pilularis subsp.
Coyote brush, Baccharis Pilularis ``Twin Peaks,'' requires even less water than that.
Other less used plant species were: Andropogon lateralis (n = 3), Erechtites hieraciifolius (n = 3), Baccharis coridifolia (n = 2), Eupatorium betoniciiforme (n = 2), Pteridium aquilinum (n = 2), and Vernonia spp.