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Lepidospartum squamatum

Scale Broom.

We currently do not grow this plant.

A shrub that can grow to chin height. It looks like a bunch of green corn stalk brooms tied together with yellow flowers on top. It grows in season stream bottoms. Very showy when in flower, ugly the rest of the time unless repeadily pruned.. Use in restoration, stream stablization, and in desert gardens to move from a watered area to a native state.

Lepidospartum squamatum tolerates sand and seasonal flooding.
Lepidospartum squamatum is great for a butterfly garden.
Lepidospartum squamatum's foliage type is deciduous.
Lepidospartum squamatum's flower color is yellow.

Communities for Lepidospartum squamatum:Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Riparian (rivers & creeks).

ph: 7.00 to 8.00
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 2.00
width[m]: 2.00 to 3.00
rainfall[cm]: 130.00 to 660.00

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