Taxon  Report   4038 
Helianthemum scoparium  Nutt.
Bisbee peak rushrose,  Broom rose, Common sun rose
Helianthemum scoparium
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Helianthemum scoparium
© 2012 Gary McDonald
Helianthemum scoparium
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Helianthemum scoparium, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Helianthemum scoparium
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Genus: Helianthemum
Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes, ridges [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Crocanthemum aldersonii
JEFR accepted name: Crocanthemum scoparium var. scoparium
JEFR accepted name: Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare
JEFR accepted name: Crocanthemum scoparium
JEFR accepted name: Crocanthemum suffrutescens
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PLANTS: Helianthemum aldersonii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Helianthemum scoparium var. aldersonii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Helianthemum scoparium var. vulgare
TJM2 + PLANTS: Helianthemum suffrutescens
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 10, 2016).

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