Taxon  Report   11587    
Cytisus proliferus  L. f.
Tree lucerne
Cytisus proliferus
© 2010 Justin M. Wood
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cytisus proliferus, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Cytisus
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaecytisus prolifera

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaecytisus proliferus
More information about  Cytisus proliferus
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).