Taxon  Report   1031 
Baccharis pilularis  DC.
coyote brush,  dwarf chaparral broom
Baccharis pilularis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Baccharis pilularis
© 1996 Margo Bors
Baccharis pilularis
© 2011 Bing Huey
Baccharis pilularis
© 2004 David A. Tharp
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: canyons, coastal [Walker]
Genus: Baccharis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
Baccharis pilularis ssp. pilularis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea
PLANTS: Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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John Callender (CarpWithoutCars):  "Tilden’s monumental study (1951) of this shrub identified over 221 species of insects associated with it, as well as eight species of mites. The insects, in turn, hosted an additional 62 species of parasites for a total of 291 species on coyote brush…" from Russo’s Field Guide to Plant Galls of California and Other Western States:

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2015).

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