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Ulex europaeus (European gorse, Common gorse)

Gaspeldoring [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Fabales > Fabaceae > Subfamily: Papilionoideae

Has been introduced to southern Africa and has become naturalised in forest areas of the Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. It is a declared Category 1 invasive plant in South Africa.