Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000213711. 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."

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

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