Cytisus proliferus

Cytisus proliferus_Justin M. Wood
Photo by Justin M. Wood

Common names: tagasaste

Cytisus proliferus (tagasaste) is a shrub (family Fabaceae) with white flowers and oval-shaped leaves found in the San Francisco Bay area and south coast ranges of California. It is native to the Canary Islands. It occurs in dunes and grasslands. Its seeds spread via ants, birds, slashing, dumped garden waste and machinery. It also resprouts after fire.

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