Genista anglica

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Genista anglica
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Genista
Species: G. anglica
Binomial name
Genista anglica

Genista anglica (petty whin,[1] needle furze, needle whin) is a shrubby flowering plant of the family Fabaceae which can be found growing in Cornwall, Wales and eastern Scotland. It is 1 metre (3 ft 3 in) high.[2]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Genista anglica". UK Wildflowers. Retrieved April 7, 2013.