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Genista umbellata


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Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 991 meters (0 to 3,251 feet).[1]


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Name Status: Accepted Name .

Comment: Climbing : Not climbing, Conservation Status: Not Threatened, Habit: Shrub , Lifespan: Perennial

Last scrutiny: Jun-2001

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Genista

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 36 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus:

G. abchasica (Astragal Vardziyskiy) · G. aetnensis (Mount Etna Broom) · G. albida (White Genista) · G. anglica (Needle Furze) · G. anglica 'Cloth of Gold' (Needle Furze) · G. angustifolia (Aistnik Stevena) · G. canariensis (Canary Broom) · G. hispanica (Anlaga) · G. hispanica hispanica (Spanish Gorse) · G. hispanica occidentalis (Anlaga) · G. linifolia (Flexleaf Broom) · G. lydia (Lydia Broom) · G. maderensis (Madeira Dyer's Greenweed) · G. microphylla (Retama Amarilla) · G. mingrelica (Yalancı Papatya) · G. monspessulana (Canary Broom Genista Monspessulana) · G. paivae (Piorno) · G. pilosa (Gold Flash Broom) · G. pilosa 'Goldilocks' (Hairy Greenweed) · G. pilosa 'Vancouver Gold' (Silkyleaf Woadwaxen) · G. radiata (Rayed Broom) · G. sagittalis (Broom) · G. scorpius (Aulaga) · G. scorpius myriantha (Aulaga) · G. scorpius scorpius (Aulaga) · G. spartioides (Bolina) · G. stenopetala (Gacia) · G. tenera (Piorno) · G. tinctoria (Dyer's Greenweed) · G. tinctoria tinctoria (Dyer's Greenweed) · G. tinctoria 'Royal Gold' (Dyers Greenweed) · G. tournefortii (Aulaga Fina) · G. tridens (Aulaga) · G. tridentata (Carquesia) · G. umbellata (Bolina) · G. x spachiana (Easter Broom)

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  1. Mean = 575.180 meters (1,887.073 feet), Standard Deviation = 453.000 based on 105 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2/1/2015