Jepson eFlora: Key page
Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Cytisus

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(For a list of species in Cytisus, use the above link.)

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1. Corolla generally white, with dark or purple lines or spots or not; banner < 10 or 10–15 mm

2. Banner < 10 mm; leaflets < 10 mm ..... C. multiflorus

2' Banner 10–15 mm; leaflets 10–30 mm ..... C. proliferus

1' Corolla pale or golden yellow; banner generally > 10–25 mm

3. Calyx glabrousfruit flat, glabrous except margin; branches generally 5-angled ..... C. scoparius

3' Calyx appressed-hairy; fruit ± inflated, densely white-hairy; branches generally 8–10-angled ..... C. striatus


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