Gorse                        
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 29th December 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File
 


Taken at Ardmore Point  on 9th April 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 6th April 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File

Taken at Barns Ness on 5th January 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens
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Seeding
Taken at Ardmore Point 28th October 2018 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Gorse.
Species :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Ulex europaeus.
Pea.
Evergreen
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Furze
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Grassland, heaths.
January-December.
Up to 250cms high.
This is a flowering shrub with branches of thorny spikes. It flowers for most of the year round leading to the old proverb, "when gorse is out of bloom,
kissing's out of season". In the past, gorse was widely used as fuel, bedding, thatching and even as a chimney brush.