Chamaecytisus proliferus   Tree Lucerne Endemic

Chamaecytisus palmensis whole Chamaecytisus palmensis clos

Having found this growing as an arable escape in Western Australia where it is known as C. palmensis, it was satisfying to see the shrub growing in its native habitat. It is a Canary island endemic and was quite common on the edges of the lanes leading down through the trees to Aguamansa.

Aguamansa Pine Forest lower slopes, Tenerife, Canary Islands 10th February 2009

Added on 24th March 2009, updated 12th March 2010

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