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Genista canariensis
Canary broom

Distribution: Occurring in a few scattered locations east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington and California.

Habitat: Disturbed areas including wastelots and roadsides.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Genista canariensis L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 709-710. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cytisus canariensis (L.) Kuntze
Cytisus ×racemosus Hort.-Cf. Marnock, misapplied
Teline canariensis (L.) Webb & Berthel.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Genista canariensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Genista canariensis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Genista canariensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Genista canariensis photos.

USDA Plants: Genista canariensis information.

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