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Peak Rush Rose
Helianthemum scoparium

Other scientific names: Crocanthemum scoparium.

Family: Cistaceae (ROCK-ROSE).
Other common names: common sun rose, rock-rose, rushrose, Bisbee Peak rushrose.
Generic common name: SUN-ROSE, RUSH-ROSE, FROSTWEED.

Circle X Ranch: Backbone Trail, sage scrub, April 2004.

Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Small, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.

We follow the TJM2 name here, but the Jepson Interchange for California Floristics lists Crocanthemum scoparium as the current name for this species.
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