Taxon  Report   7704    
Spartium junceum  L.
Gorse,  Spanish broom
Spartium junceum
© 2016 Steve Matson
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Spartium junceum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Spartium junceum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Spartium junceum, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Spartium junceum
© 2006 Jennifer Naegele
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Spartium
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 17, 2019).