TITLE

Furze

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Furze, (also called Gorse or Whin), an ornamental, spiny shrub of the pea family. There are about 20 species. Furze is a bushy perennial two to four feet (60 to 120 cm) high. It requires a moderate to warm climate. The dark-green, erect stem is almost leafless. Showy, two-lipped yellow flowers grow at the ends of the twigs. The pod fruit contains small, oval, dark-brown seeds.
ACCESSION #
37309428

 

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