A fast growing shrub(it losses its leaves but looks evergreen, like a broom plant). Very colorful yellow flowers make a great show in summer. Use for stream bank stabilization in S. California. It will set seed and look unfavorable in fall.
Baccharis sarothroides tolerates sand and clay.
Foliage of Baccharis sarothroides is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Baccharis sarothroides has color yellow.
Communities for Baccharis sarothroides:Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub and Coastal Sage Scrub.