Calflora
Taxon  Report   11829    
Menodora scabra  A. Gray  var. glabrescens  A. Gray
Broom tvinberry,  Desert olive
Menodora scabra var. glabrescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: OLEACEAE  
Genus: Menodora
Parent: Menodora scabra
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Shadscale Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Menodora scoparia
More information about  Menodora scabra var. glabrescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MESC)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 09, 2020).