Baccharis pilularis

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Noun1.Baccharis pilularis - widely spreading evergreen shrub of southwestern United States with flower heads in a leafy panicle
Baccharis, genus Baccharis - shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The coastal scrub community within BMR is dominated by two shrubs, coyote bush (Baccharis pilularis) and bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus), with L.
Plant profile for Baccharis pilularis. Native Plant Recommendations for Southern California Ecoregions.
The CSW habitat was dominated by coyote brush (Baccharis pilularis), sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), island cherry (Prunus lyonii), and island oak (Quercus tomentella), and was chosen to represent San Clemente loggerhead shrike nesting habitat (Scott and Morrison, 1990; Stahl et al., 2012).
Unusually high and late spring rainfall, a relatively large-scale disturbance (see White 1979), is associated with colonization of grasslands by the evergreen shrub, Baccharis pilularis, in northern California (Williams and Hobbs 1989) and could be necessary for coastal sage shrub seedling survival over the dry summer.
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Two ground covers especially valued for erosion control are yellow-flowering Acacia redolens (a favorite of hummingbirds) and coyote brush (Baccharis pilularis |Twin Peaks').
hordeaceus, as well as Baccharis pilularis (DC.) and Raphanus sativus (L.), located near the University of California, Santa Barbara.