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
Genus: Helianthemum
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


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:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).