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Corema conradii

Corema conradii (Torr.) Torr. ex Loudon

Broom Crowberry

Empetraceae (Crowberry Family)


USDA Symbol: COCO9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Apex: Obtuse
Leaf Base: Rounded
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: MA , ME , NJ , NY
Canada: NB , NS , PE , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 34 - Go Botany (2019) Native Plant Trust
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-06-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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