Helianthemum scoparium


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Noun1.Helianthemum scoparium - woody yellow-flowered perennial of southeastern United States
helianthemum, sun rose, sunrose - any plant of the genus Helianthemum; vigorous plants of stony alpine meadows and dry scrub regions
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These obligate postfire seeders, along with the subshrub Helianthemum scoparium, had more deeply buried seeds, and some of them were able to survive where soil heating was prolonged.
Key words: Arctostaphylos; Adenostoma fasciculatum; Ceanothus; chaparral; fire disturbance intensity; Helianthemum scoparium; obligate seeder; seed germination, distribution, and mortality; seedbank; shrub canopy; soil heating; vegetation patterns.
Helianthemum scoparium, a subshrub, was the most abundant plant in the field after fire and had high seed bank densities (6819 seeds/[m.sup.2] at site 2 before fire).