Latin name: Cytisus striatus (Hill) Rothm.
  Pronunciation: SI-ti-sus stry-AY-tus

  Common name: Portuguese broom
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Disturbed places, roadsides to 1000', South
  Coast, San Gabriels, Peninsular Range, native to
  Spain and Portugal
  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Cytisus
  2) striatus
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