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ID this bush please

Posted by gardentiller 9b (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 1, 14 at 0:25

There are a lot this kind of unwelcome weed like bush growing in the yard of Southern Nevada area.
Can anyone ID this bush for me?
Appreciates!


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RE: ID this bush please

  • Posted by dbarron Z6/7 (Oklahoma) (My Page) on
    Fri, Aug 1, 14 at 18:16

I can't see detail well, but was thinking it looked like a broom, like Cytisus.


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RE: ID this bush please

Could be Baccharis sarothroides.


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RE: ID this bush please

Thank you Cytisus: I thought you were joking, but it is a real Desert broom.
Nonmember: Thank you for telling me the Baccharis sarothroides. Now I have known its real name. I checked with Google search, it's also call Desert broom, it is a butterfly attracting shrub. Three of my neighbors has this weed. Instead of seeing butterfly (the butterfly here is as rare as the desert rain), there are millions of annoyed tiny (about 1/8 inch) beetle crawling around these shrubs.


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