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French Broom

Genista monspessulana (L.) L. A. S. Johnson

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Genista monspessulana (French Broom) is a species of shrub in the family Fabaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Spain, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Morocco, France, Georgia, Greece, Portugal, Lebanon, Algeria, Albania, and Italy. They have compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Yellow-faced Bumblebee, Leptarctia californiae, and Orange-rumped bumblebee. Individuals can grow to 1.7 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of French broom. View this species on GBIF