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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Isocoma menziesii var. vernonioides (Coastal Goldenbush)

Generally un-common native, perennial shrub found in coastal sage-scrub plant community and planted at restoration sites. Flowers are yellow. Blooms in spring to summer. Easily confused with saw-tooth golden bush (Hazardia squarrosa) which has sharply toothed leaves.

Isocoma menziesii (coastal goldenbrush) NATIVE. Pictured in summer at the Cieneguitas Creek restoration site.


Isocoma menziesii (coastal goldenbrush) NATIVE. Pictured in summer at the Cieneguitas Creek restoration site.


Isocoma menziesii (coastal goldenbrush) NATIVE. Pictured in summer at the Cieneguitas Creek restoration site.