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Spanish Broom

Spartium junceum L.


Small leafed, three foot or so perennial shrub with yellow, 3" to 4" flowers and very similar in shape to a common snapdragon


West coast mountains, Mt. Baldy, Southern California It is native to the interior areas of southern California, west of the mountains where it blooms in early summer.

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Max Brodie
Max Brodie 9 years ago
Spanish Broom
Spartium junceum Spartium

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LinhPhan 9 years ago

Thanks I'll update. I guess the page I was directed to has the wrong plant.

Max Brodie
Max Brodie 9 years ago

This is actually an invasive plant called Spanish Broom (Spartium junceum) that is common in the mountains of southern California.

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San Bernardino, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 20, 2014
Submitted on Mar 21, 2014

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