Description: Evergreen shrub with many slender erect dark green branches. Can grow up to 15′ tall. Square stems.
Flower: Pea-like, bright yellow flowers. Larger than Scotch Broom and fewer in number.
Leaves: Tri-foliate leaves smaller and fewer than Scotch Broom.
Fruit: 3-4″ long seed pods.
Elevation: 0-2,000 feet
Impact: Very invasive. Each plant can produce 7,000-10,000 seeds per year. Seeds can remain viable for up to 80 years. All parts of the plant are toxic.