Common on coastal fringe. Mostly established from seed washed up along shoreline
invading exotic grassland; late flowers
Gorse on edges of path heading up towards water tower, south west end of path, 60a Sunhill Road entrance.
Gorse of course
On creek edge
Photopoint taken from the fence looking across to the 2014 & 2015 Leeston school planting site.
85% survival rate (280/350 planted in October 2015)
Very common in disturbed areas with flowering plentiful. Gradually succumbing to pressure from the expanding Kunzea robusta
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.