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Furze

Scientific Name
Ulex europaeus
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Fabales: Fabaceae)
Reliability
High
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Australian $2 Coin with seeds
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Pod and seed(s)

Description:

Pod appendages: Hairs and bristles

Pod Colour: Brown

Pod Length: Greater than 10mm

Pod shape: Oblong, Spindle shaped

Seed Colour: Purple, Reddish brown - Aril white

Seed Length: 2 - 4mm

Seed Sculpture: Smooth

Seed Shape: Cordate (Heart shaped)

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
20/07/2012 02:33 AEST
Last Updated
30/10/2012 16:38 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Furze (Ulex europaeus) Updated on 10/30/2012 4:38:15 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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