Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 03 Aug 2020'

General Information

"Bushy shrub to 2 m, with stiff, slender, green, 5- angled branches; lvs small, mostly 3-foliolate, or the upper 1-foliolate, the petiole 2–8 mm, the lfls obovate, 5–10 mm; fls 20–25 mm, solitary or paired in the upper axils, forming long terminal racemes; pods 3–5 cm, villous along the sutures; 2n=46. Native of Europe, well established in dry sandy soil as an escape from cult., from N.S. to Va., and on the Pacific coast. May, June."

  • Provided by: [B].New York Botanical Garden
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 


    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    New York Botanical Garden
    Descriptions of plants should be attributed to the full citation for each individual article, chapter or book that is the source for each record, which should include the authors of original publication.
    • B Content licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).