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    • common gorse
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    • Ulex europaeus
    • Ulex europaea
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Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

These plants are extremely abundant along roadsides in this area of Ireland. The stems are covered thorns, but the thorns are green and not terribly hard.

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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jessegrove

Date

August 27, 2014 08:56 AM PDT

Description

Large spiky plant

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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storioates

Date

August 20, 2014 09:06 AM PDT

Description

Spiky- thistle?

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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c_michael_hogan

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

Quite a number of these spiny, woody gorse shrubs were seen in the Drain. They had a typical stature of 140 to 190 cm.

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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petemella

Date

June 23, 2014 07:02 PM CEST

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Common gorse Ulex europaeus

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constance

Date

May 4, 2014 01:13 PM PDT

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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rademacherdan

Date

May 4, 2014 01:28 PM PDT

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steven

Date

March 15, 2014 01:44 PM UTC

Description

Hampstead Heath

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

January 2, 2014 08:06 PM NZDT

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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ctracey

Date

January 29, 2014 05:07 PM EST

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Gorse Ulex europaeus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

January 17, 2014 01:57 PM NZDT

Description

If you look at the location on satellite view you will see a big dirt road out to some ruins on a cliff, which is a former shooting location for the movie Prince Caspian. Now, all that remains is gorse. Lots and lots of gorse.

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gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

elfaulkner

Date

August 23, 2010
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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.