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French Broom

Genista monspessulana (L.) L. A. S. Johnson

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Genista monspessulana (French Broom) is a species of shrub in the family Fabaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to Albania, Algeria, Portugal, Italy, Morocco, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, France, Georgia, Spain, and Yugoslavia. French Broom has compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Vosnesensky Bumble Bee. French Broom fixes nitrogen. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 1.7 m.

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