Taxon  Report   8574    
Genista monosperma  (L.) Lam.
Bridal broom
Genista monosperma, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
also called Genista aetnensis
Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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(33 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Genista
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Retama monosperma

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Genista aetnensis
ICPN: Retama monosperma
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).