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Common Broom

Cytisus scoparius

Description:

The shrubs have green shoots with small deciduous trifoliate leaves, and in spring and summer they have yellow flowers 20–30 mm from top to bottom and 15–20 mm wide. In late summer, its legumes (seed pods) mature black, burst open, often with an audible crack, forcibly throwing seed from the parent plant.

Habitat:

Area of bushes and trees near the lakes. Connecterra, Hoge Kempen, Maasmechelen.


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2 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Many thanks, Suz! I find the shape of these flowers very unique :-)

suzmonk
suzmonk 4 years ago

Lovely spotting, Marta!

Vlaanderen, Belgium

Lat: 50.96, Long: 5.70

Spotted on Jun 8, 2014
Submitted on Aug 15, 2014

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