Crocanthemum scoparium var. scoparium

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 408. Mentioned on page 407.
Stems mostly 10–30 cm, divaricate and spreading with distal portions ascending, or curved proximally and erect distally. Flowers 1–10 per stem, outer sepals 1.5–2.5 mm.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Coastal sage scrub, chaparral, dry, sandy or rocky slopes and ridges
Elevation: 0–500 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Variety scoparium ranges from Mendocino County to Los Angeles County, with atypical plants south to San Diego County and northern Baja California.

Selected References


Lower Taxa


AuthorBruce A. Sorrie +
Authority[F] +
BasionymsHelianthemum scoparium +
DistributionCalif. + and Mexico (Baja California). +
Elevation0–500 m +
HabitatCoastal sage scrub, chaparral, dry, sandy or rocky slopes and ridges +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering Mar–Jul. +
Publication titlePubl. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. +
Publication year1923 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V6/V6 772.xml +
Special statusIllustrated +
SynonymsHelianthemum subg. Lecheoides +
Taxon familyCistaceae +
Taxon nameCrocanthemum scoparium var. scoparium +
Taxon parentCrocanthemum scoparium +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 6 +