Gorse makes a nice parting through the Darwins barberry outside the fields of gorse ready for harvest ;-)
Along many of the tracks around Arrowtown and beyond you will see Gorse.
One of many heavily flowering plants in cutover plantation forest
Ulex europaeus (gorse). Kaniere Tailings, Westland. Photo: © Murray Dawson
Ulex europaeus (gorse). Silvana Reserve, Flat Bush, Auckland. Photo: © Murray Dawson
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.