Taxon  Report   2602    
Cytisus striatus  (Hill) Rothm.
Portuguese broom,  Striated broom
Cytisus striatus
© 2007 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cytisus striatus
© 2017 Nick Graver
Cytisus striatus
© 2018 Julian Geoghegan
Cytisus striatus, 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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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Cytisus striatus
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Cytisus
Toxicity: MINOR
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).