Scotch broom

(Cytisus scoparius)

  • 7' tall by 3 1/2' wide
  • Blooms late spring to early summer
  • Flowers 1" & pea-like
  • Trifoliate leaves dark green above; paler & fuzzy below; alternate & pinately compound; 1/2 - 1" wide
  • Grooved stems up to 2" wide
  • Flat seedpods with small black seeds