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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cytisus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cytisus striatus (Hill) Rothm.
Habit: Plant 2--3 m. Stem: branches many, slender, generally 8--10-angled, silky-hairy in youth, then +- glabrous. Leaf: leaflets 1--3, 5--15 mm, obovate, adaxially glabrous, glaucous, abaxially silky-hairy; on upper branches sessile, leaflets 1 or 3, on lower branches petioled, leaflets 3. Inflorescence: cluster, axillary, generally 1--2-flowered; pedicels 5--10 mm. Flower: calyx +- 5 mm, appressed-hairy; corolla pale yellow, banner 10--25 mm, not reflexed. Fruit: 1.5--4 cm, +- inflated, densely white-hairy. Seed: several.
Ecology: Uncommon but locally abundant. Disturbed places; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB, SCoRO, SCo, SnGb, PR, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: native to Spain, Portugal. Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Confused with Cytisus scoparius.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Cytisus scoparius
Next taxon: Dalea
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2016. Cytisus striatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=22200, accessed on February 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 09, 2016.