Taxon  Report   2602 
Cytisus striatus  (Hill) Rothm.
Portuguese broom,  Striated broom

Cytisus striatus
© 2007 Zoya Akulova
Cytisus striatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Cytisus striatus
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Cytisus
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

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: Nov 29, 2015).

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