Definition of Spanish gorse
1. Noun. Erect shrub of southwestern Europe having racemes of golden yellow flowers.
Generic synonyms: Broom
Group relationships: Genista, Genus Genista
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spanish Gorse
Literary usage of Spanish gorse
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1. The New Gardening: A Guide to the Most Recent Developments in the Culture of by Walter Page Wright (1913)
"... twiggy growth, which loads its slender branches with yellow flowers in spring. n The Yellow Spanish Broom (not the common yellow spanish gorse, ..."
2. An Autumn Tour in Spain in the Year 1859 by Richard Roberts (1860)
"Oar course lay between a double mountain- range, which, clothed with many a southern shrub—oleander, myrtle, arbutus, gum-cistus, and spanish gorse—declined ..."
3. An Autumn Tour in Spain in the Year 1859 by Richard Roberts (1860)
"... gum-cistus, and spanish gorse—declined in gentle slopes to the water's edge. Here and there, when an occasional tract of level ground gave room for man ..."