Retama raetam, Genista raetam , White Weeping Broom

Retama raetam, Genista raetam

White Weeping Broom
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Mediterranean region
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunDry conditionsModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plantEthnomedical plant.
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Retama is a desert shrub with small leaves, blooming in early winter, but the leaves fall off very rapidly and the plant remains leafless most of the year. Photosynthesis is carried out by its green stems.

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