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Latin nameGenista germanica L.
Conservation status and threatsPROTECTED species in Bulgaria. "Critically Endangered" in Ana Petrova & Vladimir Vladimirov. 2009. Red List of Bulgarian vascular plants Phytol. Balcan., 15(1): 63-94 and in Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria
Description and identificationShrub, 1060 cm tall, much branched, with axillary spines, rarely unarmed as is the case with the Bulgarian population. Leaves simple, elliptical, acute, entire, subsessile, without stipules. Inflorescences terminal. Calyx sericeous, 2-lipped. Corolla yellow. Legume 1 cm long, 0.5 cm wide; seeds 12, rounded, compressed, brown and smooth. Fl. VVI, fr. VIIVIII. Reproduction by seeds. [Iva Apostolova, 2003. In: Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria].
Distribution in BulgariaRhodopi Mts (Western near Toshkov Chark and Shiroka Polyana dams); 1600 m alt [Iva Apostolova, 2010].
General distributionC Europe, W Russia [Iva Apostolova, 2010].

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