The gorse across the valley from our house is coming into bloom.
Huge patch of gorse. It is an experimental test plot where we are trying to determine the effect of different dilutions of "wood vinegar" (pyroligneous acid) as a substitute herbicide for garlon-7
Found on Bush Road track of the reserve.
Gorse is flowering!
Gorse seen in the flowering stage along the Crater Ridge Track of Ohintahi reserve.
Flowering gorse bush seen on the Crater rim walkway.
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.