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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Enceliinae
Genus: Enceliopsis
Species: E. argophylla – E. covillei – E. nudicaulis

Enceliopsis (A.Gray) A.Nelson, Bot. Gaz. 47(6): 432–434. 1909.

Type species: Encelia nudicaulis A. Gray.


Helianthella section Enceliopsis A. Gray


A.Nelson, Botanical Gazette 47(6): 432–434. 1909.


International Plant Names Index. 2018. Enceliopsis. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 03 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Enceliopsis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Feb. 03.
Tropicos.org 2018. Enceliopsis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Feb. 03.
Hassler, M. 2018. Enceliopsis. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Feb. 03. Reference page.

Enceliopsis is a small genus of flowering plants in the daisy family. They are sometimes called sunrays. They are similar to the daisylike plants in the related genus Encelia. These three shrubs are native to the western United States and Canada.[1][2][3]


Enceliopsis argophylla - silverleaf sunray - Arizona (Mohave Co), Nevada (Clark Co), Utah (Washington Co)
Enceliopsis covillei - Panamint daisy - Inyo County in California
Enceliopsis nudicaulis - nakedstem sunray - California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Idaho


Nelson, Aven. 1909. Botanical Gazette 47(6): 432–434 in English
Tropicos, Enceliopsis A. Nelson
Flora of North America, Enceliopsis A. Nelson, Bot. Gaz. 47: 432. 1909.
"Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist". Archived from the original on 2014-11-21. Retrieved 2014-11-21.
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps

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