Adenostema fasciculatum

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Botanical Name: Adenostoma fasciculatum
Common Name: Chamise

Beautiful red bark and heather-like foliage. This is an attractive, drought-tolerant, low-maintenance shrub. Flammable foliage. Not recommended for fire-prone areas.

Plant Family: Rosaceae

Plant Type: Shrub

Height by Width: 2-10' H x 10' W

Growth Habit: Upright, multi-branched

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Soil Preference: Adaptable

Water Requiremenets: Drought-tolerant to occasional

Cold Hardy to: 6000'

Flower Season: April - June

Flower Color: White

Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: North Coast Range, Sierra Nevada, Central Western CA, Southwestern CA, Southwest Peninsular Range, Coastal CA from Mendocino to Baja

Natural Habitat: Dry slopes or flats in Chaparral below 6000'

Hummingbirds: FALSE
Birds: TRUE
Under Oaks: FALSE
Butterflies: TRUE
Clay: TRUE
Aromatic: FALSE
Slope/Erosion: TRUE
Container: FALSE

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