Acmispon glaber var. glaber

Acmispon glaber var. glaber

California broom



  • Small shrub 4 inches to 2 feet tall
  • Grows in full sun along open trails and road sides, in chaparral or coastal sand
  • Blooms from March-April with flowers going from yellow to red then orange as they age
  • Found in Molate, Bay hills, Diablo, Hamilton, Sycamore Grove and Antioch Dunes sections, also reported in Los Vaqueros watershed

Bay Hills, Black Diamond Mines RP, Briones, Huckleberry RP, Lafayette, Mt. Diablo, Shell Ridge


1 gallon

bloom season Apr
pollinators Butterflies
sun Full Sun
soil Good
habitat Grassland
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
soil Moderate
soil Poor
growth habit Upright
water Very low
flower color Yellow

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