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Cytisus  balansae (Boiss.) Ball  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Cytisus  balansae (Boiss.) Ball  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsSarothamnus balansae Boiss. (basionym)
 Corothamnus balansae (Boiss.) Ponert
 Cytisus purgans ssp. balansae (Boiss.) Maire
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceMoroccoPortugalSpain
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves caducous, simple or trifoliolate, oblanceolate to linear, 6-12mm long, flowers 10-12mm long, of 1-2, at nodes in upper part of stems, fragrant
Size50-100cm
Colordark golden yellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Iberica (Castroviejo, B. ed.) bibdigital.rjb.csic.es
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