Spartium junceum   Spanish Broom I

Spartium junceum flowers Spartium junceum fruit

This Mediterranean introduction is sometimes planted as a highway verge shrub but quickly escapes further afield. The showy pea type flowers yield long fruits. S. junceum has escaped very successfully in the London area and is mostly found in the south of England.

Roadside near Llandulas 25th September 2005

Added on December 2nd 2005, updated February 10th 2012

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