Taxon  Report   8574 
Genista monosperma  (L.) Lam.
Bridal broom
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Genista monosperma, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Genista
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Retama monosperma
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Retama monosperma
ICPN: Genista aetnensis
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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