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  • Also known as scotch broom. An alien invader and frequent allergen. Looks like gorse without the thorns.

    Cultivated varieties are often very colorful in contrast to the solid yellow of the weed.

    July 13, 2007

  • I like the smell of it. It grows thickly along the road up the mountain where I live in the summer, and cloaks the whole route with its fragrance when it blooms. Wouldn't surprise me however if some people find it a bit off-putting!

    July 13, 2007

  • I'm planning to plant some it around my garage. It likes a lot of sun, right?

    November 24, 2009