in boulder wasteland dominated now by pampas grass and fennel; previously by acacia
Gorse seen flowering in young forest off Bush road track in Ohinetahi reserve. GPS unit 2.
Gorse seen flowering in Ohinetahi reserve in scrubland. No photo. GPS unit15, waypoint: 155
Ulex europaeus; growing on margin of coastal ngaio forest remnant. Occupies large tracts of agricultural land in the vicinity of Tomahawk Lagoon
Two piles of gorse and new plantings between them. Gorse also on the hill in the background.
Bridge over North Branch Ashburton river at SH72
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.