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Helianthemum scoparium  Nutt.

(not an active name)

Bisbee peak rushrose,   Broom rose,   Common sun rose
Helianthemum scoparium is a shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Genus: Helianthemum
Family: Cistaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSHelianthemum aldersonii
PLANTSHelianthemum scoparium var. aldersonii
PLANTSHelianthemum scoparium var. vulgare
PLANTSHelianthemum suffrutescens
JEFCrocanthemum aldersonii
Information about  Helianthemum scoparium from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
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. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 06/05/2023).