[Baccharis and Coyote Brush: The Genus Baccharis West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush

Baccharis pilularis

Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea

Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea)

Chapparal broom as photographed at the Hatifield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR..........October 7, 2009.

Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) - Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) - Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea)

Chapparal broom beginning to bloom at the Brian Booth State Park headquarters..........September 30, 2017.

Male flower head of Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) -- Male flower heads of Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) -- Leaf of Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea)

Close-up views of the male flower heads and a stem leaf of chaparral brush as seen at the Hatifield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR...........October 7, 2009. Individual plants are either male or female. Both sets of flowers are not found on the same plant.

Female flower heads of Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) -- Female Flower heads of Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) - Male flower heads of Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea)

The two upper photos show close-ups of the female flower heads of chapparal broom (plus a pollinator) while the lower photo shows an additional view of the male flower heads. Photographed at the Hatifield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR..........October 7, 2009.

Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea) - Chaparral Broom, Chapparal Broom, Coyote Brush: Baccharis pilularis (Synonyms: Baccharis pilularis ssp. consanguinea, Baccharis pilularis var. consanguinea)

Chapparal broom as seen at left on the south side of the parking area at the North Spit Boat Launch (BLM), Coos Bay, OR...........April 20, 2016. The photo at right shows a large chapparal broom in the parking lot at the Hatfield Marine Science Center at Newport, OR.........October 1, 2017.

Paul Slichter