Taxon  Report   3771    
Genista canariensis  L.
Canary broom,  Canary island broom
Genista canariensis
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Genista canariensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Genista
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cytisus ×racemosus
PLANTS: Cytisus canariensis
PLANTS: Teline canariensis
More information about  Genista canariensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).