Flourensia Cernua, or more commonly know as American Tarwort, is a shrub with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Flourensia. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is summer, blooms during late spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Flourensia Cernua or American Tarwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
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