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Genista  hispanica L.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Genista  hispanica L.  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsGenista hispanica var. villosa Willk.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocky slopes
Description branchlets interlaced, spinose, leaves elliptic, 6-10mm long, abaxially sparsely adpressed hirsute, flowers ca. 1cm long in umbelate raceme
Size40-60cm
Colorrich bright yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerounded shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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