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Baccharis sarothroides (Desert broom)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Baccharis sarothroides

Baccharis sarothroides A. Gray

Desert Broom, Desertbroom

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: BASA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf: Green.
Fruit: White.
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb


USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR


Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Baccharis sarothroides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Baccharis sarothroides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Baccharis sarothroides


Record Modified: 2021-08-30
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