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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare (peak rush-rose)

Uncommon, native perennial shrub known from only one location on the Preserve (on Vaqueros sandstone in vicinity of Preserve high point). Flowers are yellow. Booms in spring. Previous scientific name: Helianthemum scoparium.

Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare (peak rush-rose). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare (peak rush-rose). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare (peak rush-rose). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Crocanthemum scoparium var. vulgare (peak rush-rose). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.