Ulex europaeus L.


Supported by

Shrub to 2.5 (rarely to 4) m high. Stems longitudinally striate, green when young, brown when older. Leaves consisting of 3 leaflets on seedlings but are reduced to spines to 3 cm long on older plants. Seeds green to brown, usually 2��6 per seedpod. source: Weeds Australia

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia (http://www.ala.org.au) and Birdlife Australia (http://birdlife.org.au/).