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Two Brooms

Observed: 25th May 2010 By: es347
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Broom (Cytisus scoparius) interacts


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Genista/Spartium and Cyisus

The two genera are very similar and debate flows as to what each really is compared to the other.
Both common broom and Spanish broom are normally upright plants but there are numerous strains of common broom (and hybrids), selected for habit and flower colour. Not so Spanish broom?

The dropping plant is probably a selection of common broom.