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    • common gorse
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    • Ulex europaeus
    • Ulex europaea
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2014 12:01 PM NZDT

Description

One of two nearby patches of gorse I saw in the Hawden River bed between the carpark and the East Hawden.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2014 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

One of two nearby patches of gorse I saw in the Hawden River bed between the carpark and the East Hawden.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

cbz123

Date

October 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 14, 2014 07:23 AM NZST

Description

Gorse is still in flower across the valley from our house.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 20, 2014 04:27 PM NZST

Description

Silvereyes were foraging intently through the gorse flowers and feeding on small grubs or immature seeds. I couldn't see close enough to tell. I had a brief forage myself and could only find flower parts (I expect they're better at it than I am).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 20, 2014 04:50 PM NZST

Description

There were also mature seed pods popping open around me, and lots of flowers.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 24, 2009

Description

Gorse in the sunset.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

john_barkla

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

Common in valley floor riparian scrub

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

tonyw

Date

August 24, 2009

Description

Layer cake and oasis - bands of gorse, natives and barberry, and islands of natives and barberry within gorse.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 19, 2007

Description

Gorse and Darwins Barberry amongst the colonizers after fire.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

tonyw

Date

September 29, 2007

Description

Captions for photos:
1: Good crop ready for harvest
2: Useful as a track marker
3: Gorse crop meets Barberry crop

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse (Ulex europaeus) Ulex europaeus

Observer

puffball

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

Smells absolutely wonderful, very sweet and flowery smell!

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Description from Wikipedia

Ulex europaeus (gorse, common gorse, furze or whin) is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to portions of Europe from the northern United Kingdom south to Portugal, and from the western Republic of Ireland east to Galicia in Poland and Ukraine.

No range data available.