This is a spreading, woody shrub usually sticky with glandular secretions along the primarily leafless green stems. The small, thick leaves are a few centimeters long and are absent much of the year, giving the shrub a spindly, twiggy appearance.

Plant Category: Shrubs

Name: Desert Broom

Plant Type: Evergreen

Flower: Staminate seed head, tan, 1/4" wide

Mature Size: 3-10' x 3-10'

Water: Very low

Exposure:: Full Sun

Spacing: 1 1/2'

Soil Type: Loam; sand; alkaline; well drained

Planting Time: Any season

Desert Broom