Friends of Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve
Species Database

This database has been compiled to showcase some of the species found in the reserve.

Yellow Flowering Broom

TitleYellow Flowering Broom
Common NameScotch Broom, English Broom, Common Broom
Scientific NameCytisus scoparius
Flowering Timeaug,sep,oct
Photo Date06-Sep-2008 09:45
PhotographerR Richter
Post Date07-Sep-2008
DescriptionA native of Europe, this woody shrub has long, slender, green branches lined with many small leaves. Produces fairly large, bright yellow, pea-like flowers in spring. Seedpods are about 5cm long, 1cm wide and fairly flat and somewhat hairy.
DistributionThroughout the reserve, mainly along the road verge.
RemovalSmall plants can readily be pulled out, larger ones may need to have herbicide applied.
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