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Spanish Broom, Fort Victoria, Isle of Wight

Observed: 5th June 2011 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

Shrub with rush like green stems and bright yellow fragrant flowers that is widely planted in parks and gardens and roadsides, especially near the sea.
Comes from the Mediterranean region, is an established alien species in some parts of the Isle of Wight. Has a long flowering period.In the Fabaceae family.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Spanish Broom (Spartium junceum) interacts

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Spartium!

One of my favourite shrubs, love the perfume!

David J Trevan