Helianthemum scoparium Helianthemum scoparium
Common Name Bisbee Peak Rushrose, Sun Rose, Broom Rose, Rush Rose, Common Sun Rose,
Latin Name Helianthemum scoparium
Native Habitat In southern California between 0 and 6,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to once per month
Height X Width 1 foot X 2 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, evergreen
Garden Suitability Hummingbird, Songbird, Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Yellow flowers March through July
Nature Value Bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies use flowers, birds eat seeds
Native American Uses None
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=HESC2
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helianthemum_scoparium
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=4038
    Images and data http://www.coestatepark.com/helianthemum_scoparium.htm
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/1063.htm
    Nursery, images and data http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Helianthemum+scoparium
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?keywordquery=HESC2&mode=symbol