Calflora
Taxon  Report   4038    
Helianthemum scoparium  Nutt.  
(no longer an active name; please see Crocanthemum suffrutescens)
Bisbee peak rushrose,  Broom rose, Common sun rose
Helianthemum scoparium, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: CISTACEAE  
Genus: Helianthemum
Serpentine affinity: 1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: slopes, ridges

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

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Crocanthemum aldersonii

JEF other name:
Crocanthemum scoparium var. scoparium

JEF other name:
Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare

ICPN other name:
Crocanthemum scoparium

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Helianthemum aldersonii
PLANTS: Helianthemum scoparium var. aldersonii
PLANTS: Helianthemum scoparium var. vulgare
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NOTE: Helianthemum scoparium is no longer an active name.
More information about  Helianthemum scoparium
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HESC2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2019).