Cytisus scoparius is a species of shrub in the family Fabaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Ukraine, Switzerland, Hungary, United Kingdom, Poland, Portugal, Western North America, Sweden, Moldova, Belgium, Romania, Lithuania, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Yugoslavia, Italy, Norway, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Ireland, Spain, France, and Belarus. They have compound, broad leaves and yellow flowers. Flowers are visited by Platycheirus manicatus, Common Banded Hoverfly, Baccha elongata, and marmalade hoverfly. Individuals can grow to 7 feet.
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