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Menzies' Goldenbush
Isocoma menziesii var. decumbens
About Menzies' Goldenbush (Isocoma menziesii var. decumbens) Nurseries Show All Photos Menzies' Goldenbush (Isocoma menziesii var. decumbens) is a rare native shrub that grows in southern California. It tends to grow in moist places, at elevations from - feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type

Flower Color

Flowering Season
Spring, Summer, Fall

Native Status
Natural Setting
Site Type
Moist places


Elevation ?
0' - 3894'

Annual Precip. ?
8.7" - 17.8"

Summer Precip. ?
0.16" - 1.30"

Coldest Month ?
42.9° F - 56.9° F

Hottest Month ?
63.8° F - 78.6° F

Humidity ?
1.37 vpd - 23.90 vpd

Butterflies ?

Sonia vovana Image
Sonia vovanaSonia vovana
Diastictis sperryorum Image
Diastictis sperryorumDiastictis sperryorum
Dejongia californicus Image
Dejongia californicusDejongia californicus

Landscaping Information
Ease of Care
Moderately Easy

Water Requirement ?
Moderate - High
Extremely Low
Very Low
Moderate - High

Common uses
Bee Gardens

Nursery Availability
Rarely Available

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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