Genista stenopetala

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Genista stenopetala
Cytisus x spachianus1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Genista
Species: G. stenopetala
Binomial name
Genista stenopetala
Webb & Berthel.

Genista stenopetala (Sweet Broom, Easter Broom or leafy broom; syn. Genista spachiana, Cytisus spachianus) is a broom native to the Canary Islands, on La Palma and Tenerife.

It is an evergreen shrub growing to 3 metres (9.8 ft) tall. The leaves are trifoliate, the leaflets 1–3 centimetres (0.39–1.18 in) long, narrow elliptic, coated with fine silky, silvery hairs. The flowers are yellow, 1–2 centimetres (0.39–0.79 in) long, produced in racemes 5–11 centimetres (2.0–4.3 in) long. The fruit is a pod 2–3 centimetres (0.79–1.18 in) long.

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