Gutierrezia sarothrae

Gutierrezia sarothrae

Broom snakeweed

Previous scientific name(s): Gutierrezia diversifolia, Gutierrezia lepidota, Gutierrezia linearifolia, Gutierrezia linearis, Gutierrezia linoide

Formerly known as Xanthocephalum sarothrae. Drought tolerant, shrubby species adapted to a wide range of soils. Poisonous to sheep and cattle. Can be aggressive, especially on overgrazed range.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
30.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,600,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Fall