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Ulex europaeus L.
FURZE
Gorse; Ulex armoricanus Mabille; Ulex compositus Moench; Ulex floridus Salisb; Ulex hibernicus GDon; Ulex major Thore; Ulex opistholepis Webb; Ulex strictus JMackay; Ulex vernalis Thore; Common gorse

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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma ulicis @ BPI (3)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSCA_TCN (4)
Apionidae  Exapion ulicis @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia ulicis @ BPI (1)
Corticiaceae  Corticium roseum @ BPI (1)
Dacrymycetaceae  Dacrymyces deliquescens @ BPI (1)
Meruliaceae  Phlebia merismoides @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Fusarium subcarneum @ BPI (1)
Xylariaceae  Sphaeria nucleata @ BPI (1)

Sphaeria scabra @ BPI (1)
_  Cicinobolus ulicis @ BPI (1)

Helolachnum aurantiacum @ BPI (1)

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Ulex europaeus L.
common gorse

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General Information
Symbol: ULEU
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : CAN   I
HI   I
L48   I
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Ulex L. – gorse
Species Ulex europaeus L. – common gorse

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
California gorse B list (noxious weeds)
Hawaii gorse Noxious weed
Oregon gorse "B" designated weed gorse Quarantine
Washington gorse Class B noxious weed gorse, furze Noxious weed seed and plant quarantine
U.S. Weed Information
Ulex europaeus furze gorse whin This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
Cal-IPC California Invasive Plant Council. 2006. California Invasive Plant Inventory. Cal-IPC Publication 2006-02 (1 February 2007). California Invasive Plant Council. Berkeley, California.
HEAR USDI, Geological Survey. 1999. Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project, Biological Resources Division, Haleakala Field Station. Makawao, Hawaii.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Hawaii UPL
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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The Nature Conservancy: Wildland Weeds Management & Research Program (ULEU)
University of Hawaii Botany Department: Alien Plants of Hawaii (ULEU)
Victoria - Natural Resources & Environment: Landcare Notes (ULEU)
WA-King County Noxious Weeds (ULEU)

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Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Furze, Gorse
ID: 6249 3022 3910 0073 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Furze, Gorse
ID: 6249 3022 3910 0072 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0024 3291 1998 0041 [detail]
Sherry Ballard
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse, Common Gorse
ID: 0175 3301 3808 0030 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Common Gorse
ID: 1338 3161 0872 0033 [detail]
Dr. Robert T. and Margaret Orr
© 2004 California Academy of Sciences

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
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© 2006 David A. Tharp

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 1351 3163 4290 0075 [detail]
J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan
© 2007 California Academy of Sciences

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
ID: 3333 3333 1007 0097 [detail]
© University and Jepson Herbaria

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
ID: 0000 0000 1010 2492 [detail]
© 2010 Robert Steers

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 0411 0971 [detail]
© 2011 Zoya Akulova

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 0411 0972 [detail]
© 2011 Zoya Akulova

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 0411 0973 [detail]
© 2011 Zoya Akulova

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 0411 0974 [detail]
© 2011 Zoya Akulova

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 0708 1630 [detail]
© 2008 Zoya Akulova

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
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© 2012 Aaron Arthur

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2317 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2320 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2321 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2322 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
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© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2324 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
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© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2326 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

Ulex europaeus
Ulex europaeus
Gorse
ID: 0000 0000 1113 2327 [detail]
© 2013 Neal Kramer

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