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|Family: Cistaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Crocanthemum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Crocanthemum scoparium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Crocanthemum scoparium (Nutt.) Millsp. var. scoparium
Stem: generally 10--30 cm, proximally spreading and distally ascending or proximally ascending and distally erect. Flower: 1--10 per stem; outer sepals 1.5--2.5 mm.
Ecology: Dry sandy or rocky slopes, ridges in coastal sage scrub, chaparral; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRO, CCo, SnFrB, SCo (rare), n ChI (Santa Cruz Island); Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jul Note: Unnamed variant with at least distal branches, pedicels, sepals white-woolly hairy, sporadic along coast (Monterey Co. to San Diego Co.) and on Santa Cruz Island, in need of study; a second, informally named "Helianthemum mendocinensis" by Alice Eastwood, with densely stellate-hairy stems and inner sepals to 7.5 mm, local in coastal Mendocino Co., also needs study.
Synonyms: Helianthemum scoparium Nutt. var. scoparium; Helianthemum scoparium Nutt. sensu TJM2 (2012), in part
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce A. Sorrie & Thomas J. Rosatti
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Citation for this treatment: Bruce A. Sorrie & Thomas J. Rosatti 2017. Crocanthemum scoparium var. scoparium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=95271, accessed on April 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 23, 2017.